A UNIQUE MUSICAL EXPERIENCE 200 YEARS IN THE MAKING...
David Alan Miller, Conductor
Empire State Youth Orchestra's Jazz Ensemble
Skidmore College Storytellers' Institute
HANDEL: Selections from "Water Music"
DANIEL SCHLOSBERG (Yale University): Canal Songs, Erie Canal Bicentennial Commission (World Premiere)
AMERICAN FAVORITES including “Stars and Stripes,” and more!
Rain Location: The Palace Theater
MEET THE COMPOSER
Theatricality remains integral to Daniel’s work. Most recently, Daniel collaborated with playwright Kate Tarker and director Dustin Wills in creating Awful Event! Or the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln as Interpreted by the Unseen Internal Organs of His Wife, which premiered at Ars Nova’s ANT Fest in June 2016.
Daniel is a 2014 recipient of the Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and has been awarded two ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards.
MEET THE COLLABORATING ARTS PARTNERS
ERIE CANAL FACT:
On April 15, 1817 the New York State Legislature voted to approve construction of the Erie Canal. For over 100 years all boats entered and exited the canal through Lock 1 in Albany.