College Orchestra Performs at Getty Center with John Williams
The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles was the scene of a memorable
event on October 17 when world-renowned conductor and composer
John Williams (above) guest conducted the Oberlin Orchestra in
an evening performance.
65 students, who traveled to California during fall break, underwent
a long day of rehearsal under the baton of Williams and Associate
Professor of Conducting Timothy Weiss. The orchestra was led by
the conductors in performances of Mozart's Symphony No. 35, a
selection of Williams' pieces from Schindler's List, and works
by Barber and Brahms.
one of the most distinguished American composers of music for
film and concert, is conductor laureate of the Boston Pops Orchestra.
He holds an honorary doctor of music degree from Oberlin.
more pictures of the Oberlin Orchestra at Getty.