Andrea Rowlison

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.

Quartet Movement

Quartet Movement

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.

Big Band Bash 2.0

Big Band Bash 2.0

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.

Season Announcement 2016-2017

Season Announcement 2016-2017

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.

A Change of Venue

A Change of Venue

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.

Game of Mugs

Game of Mugs

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. 

Tonescape

This time on the show someone is missing in action.  

We interview composer, musician and SCSO member John Ryther.  

Also, we play portions of recently performed pieces from the concert featuring Bruch's beautiful Violin Concerto and Danny Elfman's exciting Serenada Schizophrenia.

Plus a rare performance of an original composition by Aaron Collins conducting his own work.

The Spring Tour

This time we answer the question of the week, talk about upcoming concerts, and speak with the Julian Drucker of the Yale Whiffenpoofs about their Spring Tour.  

Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

After our winter hiatus, Maestro’s On Air is back with the first episode of Season 2, and includes discussion of our recent Three Kings concert and a look at the few performances left before next year’s calendar is announced.

Afternoon on the Internet

This time on the show we sit down with Yaniv Cohen, named earlier this year as Personnel Director for the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra. 

In addition to that key position, he also teaches, performs and maintains a business as a luthier specializing in heritage American-made instruments.