The Hamilton College Orchestra presents the annual Brainstorm! concert on Sunday, March 6, at 3 p.m., in Wellin Hall. The concert will feature Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony with remarks by conductor Heather Buchman exploring the significance of the conductor’s work to Russian musical culture.
Buchman is the music director of the Hamilton College Orchestra, Brass Ensemble, and the chamber music program, and teaches 20th century music history and orchestration. Her recent guest conducting engagements include the Syracuse Society for New Music, Monarch Brass, the U.S. Coast Guard Band brass section, and the New York Area IV All State Orchestra. She has also conducted professional orchestras in workshops in Naples, Florida, and St. Petersburg, Russia, and is founder of the KAIROS Chamber Orchestra. In 2008 she was among the first recipients of a Women Conductors Grant from the League of American Orchestras to further her professional training in St. Petersburg.
This concert is free and open to the public. For more information call the box office at 859-4331or visit www.hamiltonpa.org.