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Hammer Theatre

Mission Chamber Orchestra - Ardent Echoes ~ James Beauton, Guest Conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven - “Egmont” Overture, Op. 84 John Ireland - A Downland Suite for String Orchestra Nick DiBerardino - Double Percussion Concerto, arx duo, percussion Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120

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Mission Chamber Orchestra - Ardent Echoes ~ James Beauton, Guest Conductor
Mission Chamber Orchestra - Ardent Echoes ~ James Beauton, Guest Conductor

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Dec 02, 2023, 7:30 PM

Hammer Theatre, N 3rd St, San Jose, CA 95113, USA

About The Event

Conductor and Percussionist James Beauton is currently the Director of Orchestra and Classical Music Studies at the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in San Francisco. He began his conducting career in 2017 as director of the UC San Diego Wind Ensemble, where he led the group through a wide range of repertoire, including several world premieres. Beauton emerged on the orchestral podium in 2019, conducting a performance of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite with the Villa Musica Summer Orchestra in San Diego. Shortly following, he became assistant conductor of the Coachella Valley Symphony, a position that included directing the Buddy Rogers Youth Symphony. James was also director of the Mt. San Jacinto College Concert Band and founded and conducted the Villa Musica Chamber Players in San Diego. Equipped with a mastery of the percussion repertoire, a theoretical background in media theory, and a robust practical application of recording technology, James’ scholarly work includes a published dissertation that explores the symbiotic connection of classical musicians and 21st century life. James is a Yamaha Performing Artist.

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