Orchestra to Perform Final Concert of Season

Heather Buchman conducts the Hamilton College Orchestra.
Heather Buchman conducts the Hamilton College Orchestra.
The Hamilton College Orchestra, conducted by Heather Buchman, will perform its final concert of the season on Saturday, May 1, at 8 p.m., in Wellin Hall in the Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts.

The program will include Mozart’s Symphony No. 38, Debussy’s Nocturnes for orchestra and choir with the College Hill Singers, and Stravinsky’s Petrushka.

Associate Professor of Music Heather Buchman is 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.

Buchman has also conducted professional orchestras in workshops in Naples, Fla., 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 or directions to Wellin Hall, call the box office at 859-4331.
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