Esteban Batallán, trumpet
Tage Larsen, trumpet
David Cooper, French horn
Michael Mulcahy, trombone
Gene Pokorny, tuba
Jim Gill, vocals
Melinda Alberty, vocals
Arkady Ostrovsky – May There Always Be Sunshine
Modest Mussorgsky, arr. Arthur Frackenpohl – “X. The Great Gate of Kiev” from Pictures at an Exhibition
May There Always Be Sunshine, an award-winning children’s book by Chicago musician and author Jim Gill, is a gorgeous celebration of children’s thoughts and ideas. In this playful virtual program, Gill joins five CSO brass musicians and vocalist Melinda Alberty to give voice to the words and wishes of children across the nation. Watch this inspiring book come to life through animated illustrations and music, including an excerpt from Mussorgsky’s ever-popular Pictures at an Exhibition.
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