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LOS GATOS HIGH SCHOOL
Band, Choir & Orchestra Concerts Combined Gala Concerts
JUNE 2014Your World of Music
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Dear Dr. Ticheli
I wish to invite you to consider staging the 2014 Frank Ticheli International Festival as a featured event of the Harrogate International Festivals.
The Festival presents the best of England and the worlds music and culture annually and is recognised as the North of Englands leading arts Festival by The Times.
We would be honoured to welcome you and your ensembles, both individually and as the combined festival ensemble, as one of our major cultural events which would feature alongside our traditional programmes of literature, science and music with previous artists including Wynton Marsalis, BB King, Mariza & Youssou NDour alongside traditional classical ensembles such as Alfred Brendel, Arcadia Volodos and the worlds leading classical orchestras.
You may also be interested to know that our Patron is HRH Prince Charles and our President is Dame Fanny Waterman, with whom we have a very close working partnership.
Please know you and your musicians will be assured of a warm welcome, an enthusiastic audience, opportunities for local musicians to perform in the combined gala concert and an outstanding range of
venue choices such as the beautifully restored Frank Matcham building; the Royal Hall & Ripon Cathedral whose medieval wood carvings in the choir stalls, inspired Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland.http://www.royalhall.co.uk/Media-Centre/Virtual-Tour.aspx
Harrogate as a destination boasts an historic reputation as Europes premier spa resort and is surrounded by stunning countryside, bustling market towns, history, culture and adventure and is the ideal focus for a high profile cultural and music season within the UK.
Sharon CanavarChief ExecutiveHarrogate International Festivalswww.harrogate-festival.org.uk
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FRANK TICHELIFrank Tichelis music has been described as being optimistic and thoughtful (Los Angeles Times), lean and muscular (New York Times), brilliantly effective (Miami Herald) and powerful, deeply felt crafted with impressive flair and an ear for striking instrumental colors (South Florida Sun-Sentinel). Ticheli (b. 1958) joined the faculty of the University of Southern Californias Thornton School of Music in 1991, where he is Professor of Composition. From 1991 to 1998, Ticheli was Composer in Residence of the Pacific Symphony, and he still enjoys a close working relationship with that
orchestra and their music director, Carl St. Clair.
Ticheli is well known for his works for concert band, many of which have become standards in the repertoire. In addition to composing, he has appeared as guest conductor of his music at Carnegie Hall, at many American universities and music festivals, and in cities throughout the world, including Beijing and Shanghai, London and Manchester, Rome, Singapore, Schladming (Austria), and numerous cities in Japan.
Ticheli is currently composing THE SHORE, a choral symphony for the Pacific Chorale and Pacific Symphony. Their recording of the symphony will be released in 2014 on a Delos label CD featuring all of Tichelis choral works. Other all-Ticheli recordings are being released by the Dallas Wind Symphony (Reference) and Virginia Symphony (Naxos).
Ticheli is the winner of the 2006 NBA/William D. Revelli Memorial Band Composition Contest for his Symphony No. 2. Other awards for his music include three awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Walter Beeler Memorial Prize, and First Prize awards in the Texas Sesquicentennial Orchestral Composition Competition, Britten-on-the-Bay Choral Composition Contest, and Virginia CBDNA Symposium for New Band Music. He is a national honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and he was named by the American School Band Directors Association as the 2009 recipient of the A. Austin Harding Award, bestowed to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the school band movement in America.
Frank Ticheli received his doctoral and masters degrees in composition from The University of Michigan. His works are published by Manhattan Beach, Southern, Hinshaw, and Encore Music, and are recorded on the labels of Albany, Chandos, Clarion, Delos, Klavier, Koch International, Mark Custom, Naxos, and Reference Recordings.3 Harrogate International Festivals
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JUNE 2014Saturday, June 21 DepartSanFrancisco
Sunday, June 22 ArrivalinLondon,England MeetKiconcertstourmanager OrientationtourofLondon Traveltohotelandcheckin Dinner OvernightLondon
Monday, June 23 Breakfast(daily) VisitStonehenge LondonEyeandRiverCruiseCombinedensemblewelcome PossiblerehearsalwithLosGatosensemblesand
Frank Ticheli Dinner OvernightLondon
Tuesday, June 24 SightseeingtourofLondonsWestEnd,passing
Buckingham Palace including the changing of the guard (if held), Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus
Combinedensemblerehearsal Welcomedinner OvernightLondon
Wednesday, June 25 Combinedensemblerehearsal TourofLondonincludingTowerBridgeandvisitsto
St Pauls, the Tower of London & the Crown JewelsLondonperformancefeaturingtheLosGatos
orchestra and choir (tbd) Dinner OvernightLondon
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Thursday, June 26 ExploreLondonforindividualsightseeingand
rehearsal http://www.c-h-w.com/great-hall/ Londongalaconcertfeaturingindividualensembles
and the festival combined band (with the possible opportunity of Frank Ticheli conducting one of his piecesaspartoftheLosGatosBandperformancetbd)
Friday, June 27DepartforHarrogateareaviaOxford,homeofthe
University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world
Yorkshire Traveltohotelandcheckin Dinner OvernightHarrogatearea
Saturday, June 28TourYorkLunchtimerecitalatYorkMinsterfeaturingtheLosGatoschoirand/ororchestra(tbd)
Sunday, June 29 Dressrehearsal FestivalGalaConcertintheHarrogateInternational
Festival Dinner OvernightHarrogatearea
Monday, June 30 Departforhome
**Itinerary subject to change.**Confirmation of performances is dependent upon early receipt of performance information: biographies, pictures, recordings and repertoire.
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ESTIMATED PRICE PER PERSON $4,000
Allpricesareprojectedfor2014,ona$1USD=GBP0.65exchangerate and are subject to change.
Airtaxesandfuelsurchargesaresubjecttochangeandmayaffectthe final pricing
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