The ACO was featured on “Performance Today” broadcast on KMFA 89.5 FM on Wednesday, April 5.
The featured piece “Polo Battle” – part of a suite of songs from the short film Killing Snakes – was written by local musician Rick del Castillo and arranged for orchestra by local musician George Oldziey. Performing the piece with the Austin Civic Orchestra (Lois Ferrari, music director) and the Latin rock band Del Castillo was a full chorus of musicians from Austin Community College (Virginia Volpe, Director) and the St. Edward’s University Choirs (Morris Stevens, Director). The performance took place in the Dell Hall at the Long Center on Sept. 20, 2015.
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