October 25,2015 - 7PM
Maestro Eckinrode brings impressive credentials to the podium for our first concert this season, including the past seven years as Conductor/Music Director of the Warren Philharmonic, and also Conductor of the Chautauqua Regional Youth Orchestra.
An outstanding cellist as well, Bryan’s resume includes solo recitals, Principal Cellist with the Western NY Chamber Orchestra, Southern Tier Symphony and Mozart Festival Orchestra in British Columbia.
December 6,2015 - 3PM
Maestro DelBello is currently in his fourth season as the founding Music Director of the Buffalo Brass Choir. He also serves as the organist, director of the adult choir and administrator of Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic Church. As an accomplished trumpeter, Nicholas often fills in with the Buffalo Philharmonic, Southern Tier Orchestra, and Western New York Chamber Orchestra.
Mr. DelBello is a full time music educator in the Buffalo School system, and Adjunct Professor of Music at both Canisius College and Villa Maria College.
February 14,2016 - 3PM
Maestro David Handel brings a long list of international credits to our podium, albeit local in origin, having graduated from Williamsville South High School and inducted into the “Wall of Fame” in 2007.
Presently, David serves as Principal Guest Conductor of the Moscow City Symphony Russian Philharmonic, and Artistic Adivisor to La Serena Symphony in Chile. Previous conducting duties include National Symphony Orchestra of Bolivia, and Mendoza Symphony Orchestra.
Guest appearances include symphonies in El Paso,TX, Riverside, NJ, La Jolla, CA, New York City, NY, Chicago Civic,IL, Buffalo, NY, Siberian (Russia), Bogota, Columbia, National in Ecuador, and National in Guatemala to only name a few.
April 10,2016 - 7PM
Maestro Sanders, a former bass trombonist with the BPO, is presently in his second year as Associate Conductor of the Buffalo Philharmonic.
Previous conducting positions include Round Rock Symphony,TX, and the Austin Symphony Orchestra.TX.
As a guest, Stefan has conducted orchestras in Syracuse, NY, Naples, FL, and San Antonio,TX. Other credits include Corpus Christi Opera, Round Top International Music Festival, and Austin Lyric Opera.
Fond Recollections - a Tribute to Ronald Richards
Sunday, October 25, 2015 7 pm
Conductor: Bryan Eckenrode
Guest artist: Paul Schlossman, oboe
Amherst H.S. Concert Chorale
Traditions Old and New
Sunday December 6, 2015 3 pm
Conductor: Nicholas DelBello
Guest artists: Marc Guy, French Horn; Yuki Numata Resnick,violin
Buffalo String Works
Sunday February 14, 2016 3 pm
Conductor: David Handel
Guest artist: Geoffrey Herd, violin