Carnegie Mellon adds orchestral ensemble to its offerings

Posted on: August 17, 2010

In Monday’s (8/16) Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Mark Kanny reports, “Local concert life is about to become richer because the school of music at Carnegie Mellon University is expanding its offerings for the 2010-11 season. … Starting in October, the school of music will introduce a new ensemble, the Carnegie Mellon Symphony, as well as present three special events. ‘I thought it would be good to have an ensemble bigger than a chamber orchestra but not as large as the full philharmonic,’ says Ronald Zollman, who became director of orchestral studies at the school in the fall of 2009. … The conductor says the symphony’s niche will allow it to be scheduled at the same time as the wind ensemble because the school has a large roster of wind and brass players. … Dates for the Carnegie Mellon Symphony remain to be set, but performances will be in the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. … Dates for the Carnegie Mellon Symphony remain to be set, but performances will be in the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland.”

Posted August 17, 2010