The Front Row

American Festival for the Arts

We preview the season-finale concerts of the 2011 American Festival for the Arts Summer Music Conservatory. Thomas Hong [pictured], Assistant Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, talks about this summer's final Orchestral concert. Choral-music clinician, Eduardo Garcia-Novelli, describes the Choral Celebration Concert. Plus, three faculty artists perform for us … and more!

St.John Flynn gets together in the Geary Performance Studio with guests from the American Festival for the Arts: Michael Remson, Executive & Artistic Director; Chase Cobb, Education Outreach Coordinator of Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy, which is collaborating with AFA; Eduardo Garcia-Novelli, Choral & Vocal-Music Clinician; Thomas Hong, Guest Conductor; student-composer, Kieran Copley; and faculty-artists, Richard Nunemaker (clarinet), Andres Gonzalez (violin), and Steven Wiggs (cello).