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Symphonies of Iowa

The Muscatine Symphony Orchestra (#309)

Rei Hotoda is a conductor and pianist specializing in Asian and contemporary symphonic, chamber and multimedia repertoire. Newly appointed Assistant Conductor of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Ms. Hotoda has guest conducted for several orchestras throughout North America and Europe and has held positions as Assistant Conductor of the 2005 Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music and the 2005 Hot Springs Music Festival. She is the current Principal Conductor with Chicago's new music group Noamnesia and Ensemble N_JP. She began her studies in piano at the age of three in Tokyo, Japan. Ms. Hotoda holds a Doctorate in Piano Performance from the University of Southern California, graduate degree work in Orchestral Conducting from the Peabody Institute and a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the Eastman School of Music. Chosen by Baltimore Symphony Music Director Marin Alsop as her assistant at the 2005 Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Ms. Hotoda has established herself as an emerging conductor of contemporary music, as evidenced by her premieres of works by notable composers including Yuji Takahashi, Toshio Hosokawa, Kotoka Suzuki, Dai Fujikura, Salvatore Sciarrino, Luc Ferrari, Michael Maierhof, and Gene Coleman. Program 1st Movement Symphony Number 5 Beethoven Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra Jenkins 1st Movement Symphony Number 40 Mozart 1812 Overture Tchaikovsky Radetzky March Strauss Whats up at the Symphony Brubaker Rhapsody in Blue Gershwin (guest pianist Rei Hotoda) [58 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Grade Levels
6-8, 9-12
Curricular Areas
The Arts
Series Length
12 episodes
Average Episode Length
80 minutes
Record Rights
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Series Description: Iowa Public Television showcases symphony orchestras around the state by presenting a variety of concerts featuring different musical genres and world-class guest artists.

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