2017-2018 Concert Season

August Concert

Our first concert of season 6 is on August 26, 2017 at Aragon High School; Conductor, Troy Davis.

Repertoire:

Antón Alcalde, Symphony no. 2 "A Lenda de Paio Gómez Chariño", Op. 3
Igor Stravinsky, Circus Polka: Composed for a Young Elephant
Igor Stravinsky, Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Eric Whitacre, Equus

Troy Davis, Conductor

Troy Davis is the Director of Bands and Jazz at Aragon High School, the Music Director of the Oakland Municipal Band, and the Production Manager of the San Francisco Wind Ensemble. He was the Interim Music Director of the San Francisco State University Wind Ensemble for the 2014-2015 academic year and has served as a guest conductor for the San Francisco Wind Ensemble, Hayward-La Honda Music Camp, Cazadero Music Camp, the Peninsula Youth Orchestra, the Holy Names College Youth Concerto Festival, the North Tahoe County Honor Band, the Fremont Unified School District Honor Band, and Summer Music at Stanley, as well as on international tours to China, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Ireland, Italy, and Austria.

In addition to conducting, Mr. Davis is the Principal Oboist of the Livermore Valley Opera Orchestra, Oboe Section Leader of the San Francisco Wind Ensemble, and the Applied Oboe Instructor at the College of San Mateo. He was a member of the Grammy-winning San Francisco Symphony Chorus, with whom he recorded three albums, and has performed with many great artists around the Bay Area including The Grateful Dead, The Drifters, Dmitri Matheny, Taylor Eigsti, Mic Gillette, Garth Brooks, Robin Williams, Pete Escovedo, Michael Tilson Thomas, the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, and the San Francisco Symphony. He is also an active adjudicator for California Music Educators Association (CMEA), Music in the Parks, and Forum Music Festivals and was selected an an inaugural mentor for the CMEA mentorship program for young and new music educators.

Mr. Davis was honored as the CMEA "Outstanding Music Educator of the Year" for 2017 and as a "Distinguished Music Educator" by Yale University in 2011. He earned his Master's Degree in music education from Notre Dame de Namur University, his Bachelor of Music in oboe performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and is currently enrolled at Boston University, where he is working towards earning his Doctorate of Musical Arts in music education.

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  • Saturday, August 26, 2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • Aragon High School
  • Tickets: $15/$10 (presale)

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October Concert

Our second concert the season is on October 14, 2017 at Aragon High School; Conductor, Martin Seggelke.

Repertoire TBD:

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  • Saturday, October 14, 2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • Aragon High School
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January Concert

Our third concert the season is on January 20, 2018 at Aragon High School; Guest Conductor, Johan de Meij.

Repertoire TBD:

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  • Saturday, January 20, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • Aragon High School
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April Concert

Our second concert the season is on April 21, 2018 at Aragon High School; Conductor, Martin Seggelke.

Repertoire TBD:

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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • 7:30 pm
  • Aragon High School
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Concert Location

Concerts during our regular season will be at Aragon High School in San Mateo.

Aragon High School
900 Alameda de las Pulgas
San Mateo, California 94402