Thoroughly Jazzed

Your hometown orchestra is thoroughly jazzed to welcome Jim Benoit home to bring these pieces alive for us.  He was Second Place winner in the League of the the SSO’s Stefan Scholarship Competition for high school students in 2005, went on to earn a bachelor’s from Berklee College of Music and his Master’s from Julliard.  He currently holds the position of Section Percussion in the Sarasota Opera, and has performed as timpanist and percussionist with groups including the Pittsburgh Symphony, Boston Pops, New World Symphony, Albany Symphony and numerous others.  He has also has performed with Phil Wilson’s Rainbow Band as a jazz vibraphonist.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

3:00 PM Proctors Theater Mainstage

Finlandia  ~ Jean Sibelius

Concerto for Vibraphone ~ Emmanuel Sejournejim benoit

  James Benoit,  Soloist

Concerto for Percussion   ~ Darius Milhaud

 James Benoit,  Soloist

Symphony No. 2  ~ Jean Sibelius

Sponsored by The League of the Schenectady Symphony and:

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