San Antonio Youth Wind Ensembles Presents - Orchestral Maneuvers in the Band
May 20, 2017
The San Antonio Youth WInd Ensembles is proud to announce its guest conductor for May 20, 2017.
Larry Livingston is a distinguished conductor, educator, and administrator, and a highly respected motivational speaker. The founding Music Director of the Illinois Chamber Orchestra, Livingston has appeared with the Houston Symphony and in the Los Angeles Philharmonic Green Umbrella Series. He has conducted at the Festival de Musique in Evian, France, and has led the Stockholm Wind Orchestra, as well as the Leopoldinum Chamber, Chopin Academy, Wroclaw Philharmonic and Academy Orchestras in Poland. He served as Music Director of the Pan Pacific Festival Orchestras in Sydney, participated as a performer at the 1982 International Jazz Festival in Rome, and conducted an electro-acoustic ensemble in concerts in Tokyo under the auspices of Yamaha International. Mr. Livingston has led the American Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Young Musicians Foundation Orchestra, the USC Thornton Chamber and Symphony Orchestras in Los Angeles and the USC Thornton Contemporary Music Ensemble in Berlin, and served on the jury for the renowned Besancon International Conducting Competition in Besancon, France.
For the first time in its history, the SAYWE will perform all orchestral transcriptions for its May 20, 2017 performance.
All are invited to see world reknowed educator and conductor Larry Livingston as he serves as special guest conductor for SAYWE's 5th concert of the 2016-2017 season.