January 26th – KLEF 98.1 Preview Show
Tune into the KLEF Preview Show and hear Maestro Fleischer discuss and play the music from the ASO’s Virtuosity.
4:30pm, KLEF 98.1 FM
January 27th – Lunch and Learn (Pre-Concert Lecture)
Join Maestro Fleischer for a lively noon-time discussion of the music from Virtuosity. Bring your own lunch.
Noon – 1pm, Loussac Library Innovation Lab (4th floor)
Co-Sponsored by Anchorage Public Libraries
January 28th – Words on Music (Pre-Concert Lecture)
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of Virtuosity.
7pm, Atwood Concert Hall - Orchestra Level
Young People's Concerts
Over 7,000 Anchorage area students attend the ASO Young People’s Concerts each season.
These concerts are created especially for fourth, fifth and sixth grade students, to introduce them to symphonic music and, hopefully, inspire them to participate in an instrumental music program. Prior to the YPC performances teachers utilize educational packets in the classroom including CDs
and fun learning activities.
The Mary and Lucian Cassetta Scholarship is a $1,000 award given to one talented high school senior pursuing advance studies at a recognized music school or music camp. Instrumentalists and vocalists are both encouraged to apply.
Coaching in Schools
Band and orchestra instructors at the middle and high school level have requested assistance to provide specialized attention to their diverse instrument groups. The ASO and the ASD have worked together to create a program which utilizes musicians from the Anchorage Symphony to visit schools sharing their musical expertise.