March 24, 2017
@ 8:00 pm
Royal Oak Middle School
709 N. Washington Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48067
Kevin Fitzgerald, Guest Conductor
MARCH 24, 2017
Spring Song, Op. 16 …………… Jean Sibelius
Suite in A major, Op. 98b …… Antonin Dvorak
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61……Ludwig van Beethoven
Timothy B. Steeves, violin
Timothy B. Steeves is the soloist performing the Violin Concerto by Beethoven. Mr. Steeves has performed throughout the United States as founding violinist of the Latitude 49 new music ensemble which is currently in residence at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He has performed with the Calgary Philharmonic, the Aspen, Banff, and Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestras, the New York String Orchestra, and has been co-concertmaster of the National Repertory Orchestra for two seasons.
Timothy Steeves performs on an 1871 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin, on loan by the Canada Council for the Arts Musical Instrument Bank. He completed his Masters of Music in Violin Performance at the University and is pursing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Rice University in Texas, under the tutelage of Cho-Liang Lin.
The Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra (ROSO) provides a quality cultural experience for Royal Oak and surrounding communities. Concert programs, presented by 60+ volunteer musicians, include classical masterworks as well as contemporary selections. ROSO provides opportunities for music education and appreciation to people of all ages.
For the 2016-2017 season, concerts will be presented by dynamic guest conductors and will feature area soloists. Please check our calendar and plan to attend!