Florida Orchestra - USF

USF Conducting Master Class student Allison Synnett (far right) receives direction from The Florida Orchestra's music director, Michael Francis.
Florida Orchestra - USF

Students in the USF Symphony Orchestra and the School of Music’s Conducting Master Class got the thrill of a lifetime when they played side-by-side with The Florida Orchestra. It was all part of TFO’s recent visit to the USF campus, which was billed as “like class, but way better!”  On University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we talk with some of USF’s aspiring musicians, as well as Florida Orchestra leader Michael Francis, about the experience.

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The Florida Orchestra Brings Beethoven To USF

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The Florida Orchestra & the USF Symphony Orchestra perform side-by-side

University Beat on WUSF TV reports on The Florida Orchestra's community performance-discussion of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 at the USF School of Music as part of its weeklong visit to the university.

The Florida Orchestra and the USF Symphony Orchestra perform Mozart's Symphony No. 39 side-by-side during TFO's visit to USF.

More Information: 

USF School of Music
813-974-2311          info@arts.usf.edu
website
 

The Florida Orchestra
727-892-3331
website

Original Broadcast Date: 
03/01/16

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Host:
Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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