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November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
The “November Harvest” will produce an abundance of music from classical to jazz, marches, ragtime, popular and much more. Music will be selected from well knows composers like Chaminade, Glinka, Irving Berlin, Sousa and lesser known composers of pieces from Broadway songs, clarinet choir original compositions. Some of the works are God Bless America, Fashion Rag, American Sketch, Seasonal Sketches, and many others.
Frederick Willard, conductor, began his professional career working with legendary Broadway orchestrator Michael Gibson on Meet Me In St. Louis, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Cabaret and Anything Goes with Patti Lupone. On his own, he has composed, orchestrated, written lyrics, conducted or played keyboards all over the world, including writing for Lionel Hampton, Melba Moore, Ann Hampton Callaway, and Syracuse’s own Ronnie Leigh. Mr. Willard has served on the faculties of NYU/Tisch School of the Arts, Syracuse University, Cortland State and currently with the Syracuse City School District. He holds two Master’s degrees from Syracuse University, with additional study at Manhattan School of Music and the Goldovsky Opera Workshop.
The ten-member Silverwood Clarinet Choir performs on clarinets encompassing all the voices of a true choir. The Silverwood Clarinet Choir was founded in 2006. The creative group performs original compositions as well as arrangements of well-known pieces–music in all styles and from around the world. The ensemble plays music that is both entertaining and challenging and performs throughout the Central New York area.