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Symphony announces winners of Youth Solo Competition

...Southeast Alaska performed concertos on the Thunder Mountain High School stage for the competition, judged by Juneau Symphony conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett, resident conductor William Todd Hunt and concertmistress Lisa Ibias. In the senior division...
Symphony to present Bach, Berg Beethoven

...with the very idea of drama. But Beethoven's Fifth, which premiered in 1808, has more than four notes. Juneau symphony conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett said he's looking forward to reacquainting - or introducing - local audiences to the difficult...
Con brio: Pickett prepares for final symphony concert

...graduate school, at age 27, Pickett arrived in Juneau in April 1999 as one of four finalists for the position of symphony conductor. He chose an ambitious program - Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, Tchaikovsky's "Capriccio Italian" and Brahms...
Symphony seeks reviewer for 2014-15 concert season

...2014-15 season, each of the symphony's four concerts will be conducted by a candidate for the position of Juneau Symphony conductor; Kyle Pickett will be leaving his position at the end of the current season. The selected writer for the season...
Symphony announces finalists for conductor position

...who's the best match for us right now. We've grown so much as a symphony since I joined."Pickett, Juneau Symphony conductor since 2000, took two new positions last spring. He will be music director and conductor for both the Topeka Symphony...
Sounds of the Capital City the lobby of Juneau-Douglas High School to see and hear a full dress rehearsal. After the performance, symphony Conductor Kyle Wylie Pickett and/or Executive Director Sara Radke Brown will take questions. Sounding too rich for your...
Surprised by 'Joy' will be shown at 5 p.m. and is free. Prior to the screening, beginning at 4:30 p.m., Simonson and symphony conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett will discuss the project and take questions.In making the film, Simonson enlisted the aid of...
In tune with Alaska

...I've heard for youth symphonies," said Juneau Symphony conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett in an interview earlier this...have been marvelous mentors."Trostel also cites symphony conductor, William LaRue Jones, now director of orchestral...
Fall arts preview

...completely different angle.This season also brings some changes in the lineup: It will be the last for Juneau Symphony conductor Kyle Pickett, who will be moving on to conduct the Topeka Symphony in June, and the first for Sara Radke Brown...
Photo: Everybody now

Juneau Student Symphony conductor Rick Trostel, center, directs the audience in a sing-a-long Monday during the symphony's Pops Concert on the eighth-floor atrium of the State Office Building. Sound off on the important issues at


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