The Hotchkiss Orchestra and the school jazz ensemble, Right Brain Logic, will showcase their excellence as ensembles in a concert Friday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. in Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center. Admission is free and all are welcome. Right Brain Logic will perform bold, engaging, and difficult music composed by Hotchkiss's own Michael Musillami, instructor in jazz guitar and director of the ensemble. The performance will feature saxophone, trumpet, and guitar solos. The Hotchkiss Orchestra, conducted by Chair of the Visual and Performing Arts Department, Fabio Witkowski, will perform challenging works from the standard symphonic repertoire - pieces by Grieg, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart, and Schumann. The program includes piano concerti by Schumann and by Mozart, featuring students as soloists.
Founded in 1891, The Hotchkiss School is a coeducational boarding school, located at 11 Interlaken Road in Lakeville, Connecticut. Walker Auditorium is located on the lower level of the main building. For more information on this and other arts events at The Hotchkiss School visit www.hotchkiss.org/arts or call 860-435-4423.