This time on the show Bill is missing in action, but Eric and Jeremy speak with Frank Wosar, principal trombonist for the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Director of Jazz Bands at Valencia College, and oh, did we mention, the new Director of the Space Coast Symphony Jazz Orchestra. If you’ve been to any of our Jazz concerts over the last few years, no doubt you’ve seen Frank front and center playing trombone and sometimes conducting. On the show he discusses his thoughts on maintaining a music career, and talks about the upcoming Jazz Jam concert this weekend and his expectations for the Jazz Orchestra under his watch.
After far too long a break, Maestro’s On Air returns for a new season, just as your Space Coast Symphony’s new season kicks off — a season which will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the SCSO. Of course, with milestones often come change, and on this episode, Eric, Bill and Jeremy discuss some of the recent changes occurring within the Symphony, and look ahead at upcoming events. I
This time on the show Bill is missing, but we are joined by Maestro Aaron Collins for a look ahead at the entire new 2017-2018 season -- the 9th season for the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra -- plus a discussion of the first few concerts of the season already performed, since it took us a minute to get around to scheduling this recording.
After a long hiatus the show is back. During the break between performance seasons, Jeremy, Eric, Bill and Aaron discuss the season what was. This retrospective on SCSO’s 2016-2017 season includes several performance recordings, and a look back at some of the special people that made the year, and the SCSO, what it has been.
This time on the show we speak with SCSO member and jazz trombone player Andrea Rowlison about a career in music and the many famous musicians and entertainers she’s played with.
We also listen to a couple of music clips from the recent tribute to James Horner, and discuss the upcoming Veteran’s Day concert, Honoring Our Heroes: A Big Band Tribute.
This time on the show we travel to the final practice of this session for Quartet Movement as they get ready for their concert this weekend and interview the founder Carey Moorman, who is also SCSO Concert Master.
We also talk about other upcoming concerts, and listen to a clip from the recent Grand Canyon Suite concert, a section from Rhapsody in Blue.
This time we are joined on the show for the second time by Dr. Patrick Hennessey, Director of the Space Coast Jazz Orchestra. Of primary focus is the upcoming second annual Big Band Bash concert with Dr. Hennessey at the helm. Join us for the hour to hear a recap of the recent Music of the Olympics concert, as well as a preview of the Big Band Bash, plus discussion of Dr. Hennessey's other roles of Music Director and Instructor at Stetson University.
This time on the show Jeremy Hickman sits down with the Maestro himself, Aaron Collins, in the River House, the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra headquarters in Cocoa, Florida. On the agenda is a discussion of the recent season announcement and a run-down of all concerts currently scheduled, including discussion of the planning process and music samples from the upcoming 2016-2017 performance season.
This time on the show we leave the studio and record our first episode on the stage at the Scott Center in Melbourne during setup for the recent Bach, Hyden & Mozart concert.
Jeremy Hickman has a one-on-one interview with Guest Conductor Michael Hall, music director of the Kennett Symphony in Pennsylvania.
Also featured are recorded segments of Bach, Mozart & Hyden from that day's concert.
This time on the show we have Nick Toohill in the studio. Nick is in charge of facility rentals at the Scott Center in Melbourne, one of the main performance venues used by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra.
Topics discussed include facility enhancements at the Scott Center, microphone considerations, and the new Game of Mugs.