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Ron Jones on Performing in Carnegie Hall

Ron Jones on Performing in Carnegie Hall
Posted on 03/02/2017
Ron Jones on Performing in Carnegie HallBeing able to perform in Carnegie Hall is the dream of many young musicians all over the world, but actually taking the stage can be a nerve-wracking experience no matter your age. This feeling is well known to conductor Ron Jones of Port Angeles, Washington. Over the past thirty years, he has led his students in a number of Carnegie Hall concerts, and is returning to the historic hall to perform selected works later this year in April. We spoke with him to get an inside look at what it takes to lead young musicians in one of the most important music venues in the world.

Information prepared by MidAmerica Productions.  Review entire interview online: http://midamerica-music.com/blog/ron-jones-on-performing-in-carnegie-hall/

Port Angeles High School orchestra students perform in Carnegie Hall on Thursday, April 6, 2017 in the Ensemble Spotlight Series.

Ensemble Spotlight Series

Ronald Jones, Conductor
Cheryl Swoboda, Viola
Port Angeles High School Symphonic Orchestra, Port Angeles, WA

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra: March and Reprise; Suite in Old Style: The Court Jester Amareu, Dobrinka Tabakova; Prelude: Fanfare from the balconies and back from the hunting
GIULIO CASSINI: Ave Maria
ALBÉNIZ: Cantos de Espana: Prelude (Asturias), Bajo la Palmera, Seguidillas (Castilla)

Port Angeles High School Concert Orchestra, Port Angeles, WA 
NORMAN LEYDEN: Serenade for String Orchestra
SAMUEL ADLER: Concertino for String Orchestra
ROBERT WASHBURN: Serenade for Strings

For additional assistance, contact:

Tina Smith-O’Hara
Communications and Community Relations Coordinator
Port Angeles School District
360.565.3703
tsmithohara@portangelesschools.org