Michigan’s Holland Symphony returns for in-person pops with trumpeter/conductor Byron Stripling

Posted on: July 9, 2021

“After nearly two years without a live performance, Holland Symphony Orchestra players are ready to welcome an audience to Eldean Shipyard for ‘Pops at the Pier’ Thursday, July 29,” writes Carolyn Muyskens in Wednesday’s (7/7) Holland Sentinel (Holland, MI). “Concertgoers will be treated to the music of the Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra at 6 p.m. and the Holland Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. performing with guest soloist Byron Stripling…. HSO Music Director Johannes Müller Stosch will conduct the Holland Symphony Orchestra in a tribute to Louis Armstrong’s music. Guest vocalist and trumpet player Byron Stripling is … Principal Pops conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, a soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra and artistic director and conductor of the … Columbus Jazz Orchestra…. During the pandemic, the [Holland Symphony] recorded a concert that was distributed to donors and season ticketholders … The symphony’s members also filmed solo and small-group performances and interviews … published on the organization’s social media pages. This summer, Holland Symphony Orchestra brass players have also been performing free pop-up concerts at Windmill Island Gardens. The symphony plans another free community concert at Kollen Park Aug. 14 with special guests, Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar.”