Highlights from the Music Institute of Chicago‘s Academy Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Roland Vamos, performed at Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University this past May. The Academy prepares gifted pre-college classical musicians who aspire to have professional careers.
Academy Strings, Jim Setapen, conductor:
Mozart: Piano Concerto #14, K. 449
Ryan Jannak-Huang, soloist
Ben Fried (MIC Alum): Rambunctious Rabbit
Sibelius: Andante Festivo
Haydn, arr. Merle J. Isaac: Symphony #88
Academy Chamber Orchestra, Roland Vamos, conductor:
Michael McLean: Elements for Violin and String Orchestra
Zachary Spontak, soloist
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings, op. 22
Recorded at Ganz Hall in the Auditorium Building of Roosevelt University in downtown Chicago, May 2011 by Eric Arunas.