Emily Freeman Brown, Director of Orchestral Activities at BGSU, guest conducted at the PMEA (Pennsylvania Music Educators Association) Region VI (Philadelphia region) Orchestra festival. It took place March 12-14 at Oxford Area High School. The program was Summerstock Overture by Samuel Adler (who met the orchestra and spoke to the audience at the concert); Carmen Suite No. 1 by Georges Bizet, the Scherzo from Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 and the Finale from Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5.
BGSU alum Erin Kappulia, MM, former trumpet student of George Nowak, teaches at Oxford High School, and was host for the event.