wcfsymphony and PROJECT Trio Bring American Music to Symphonies of Iowa

Jan 27, 2015

The wcfsymphony shares their Sounds American Festival with an exciting concert featuring a wide array of American musical styles. The program begins with Adam Schoenberg’s American Symphony, which was inspired by the world’s hope for a brighter future during the 2008 U.S. Presidential election. 

The wcfsymphony performs onstage at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.
Credit Noah Henscheid

PROJECT Trio, an ensemble best described as a cross between chamber musicians and rock stars, collaborates with wcfsymphony to present an eclectic and vibrant mix of almost every major American musical style. The concert concludes with Bernstein’s suite On the Waterfront -- based off his music for Elia Kazan’s movie of the same name -- that features both emotional love themes and a savagely aggressive percussion section. Join Iowa Public Radio’s Symphonies of Iowa to experience this very American performance by the wcfsymphony on Sunday, February 1, 2015, at 4 p.m. and again on Monday, February 2, 2015, at 7 p.m. on Iowa Public Radio Classical.


Jason Weinberger, conductor


Peter Seymour, double bass

Greg Pattillo, flute

Eric Stephenson, cello

Adam SCHOENBERG                       American Symphony

PROJECT TRIO                                 Originals and arrangements with wcfsymphony

BERNSTEIN                                      On the Waterfront, Suite