Artistic: Fort Worth Symphony

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Three additions to the orchestra roster have been announced by the Fort Worth (Tex.) Symphony Orchestra: MOLLY NORCROSS, principal horn; KEITH WILLIAMS, principal percussion; and IVAN PETRUZZIELLO, assistant principal clarinet.

Norcross goes to Fort Worth after three seasons as associate horn in the San Antonio Symphony. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School, and received further training at New England Conservatory, Music Academy of the West, and Tanglewood Music Center.

Williams recently completed a master’s degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh as a student of Edward Stephan, formerly principal timpanist in the FWSO and currently principal timpanist in the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Maryland; additional training has included summers at Brevard (N.C.) Music Center, the National Repertory Orchestra (Breckenridge. Colo.), and Chautauqua Institution in western New York.

Ivan Petruzziello is principal clarinet in the Corpus Christi (Tex.) Symphony Orchestra. He previously held that post at two orchestras in Colombia, the Cali Philharmonic and Valle Symphony, and served on the faculty of several universities in that country. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as an artist diploma, from Texas Christian University.

Posted August 21, 2015