The Worcester Symphonic Project 2016

February 1, 2016

Special consortium orchestra program involving greater Worcester's colleges and universities, middle and high school students, teachers and professional musicians


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WORCESTER - February 1, 2016
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On Sunday, February 14 at 3pm in historic Mechanics Hall, the Worcester Symphonic Project returns with a program featuring music by Beethoven, Schubert, & others. Come hear musicians from not just area middle and high school programs, but also WPI, The College of the Holy Cross, Clark University, Assumption College, & Worcester State University. A special choral component has been added to this year's event.

Program will include Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 & Schubert's Mass in G Major.

INTRODUCING BRUCE HANGEN: We are pleased to welcome as one of the conductors at this year's event Maestro Bruce Hangen, faculty member of Boston Conservatory and Conductor of the Orchestra of Indian Hill. He formerly was Music Director of the Portland Symphony Orchestra (ME), a principal conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, and a student of both Leonard Bernstein & Seiji Ozawa. Welcome, Bruce!