ENGAGEMENTS

2019-2020 SEASON

CHAMBER CLASSICS

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Jean Gomez, International Conductors Workshop
and Competition Winner
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

MOZART:  Magic Flute Overture

BARBER:  Adagio for Strings

SCHUBERT:  Symphony No. 8, Unfinished

SAINT-SAENS:  "Danse Bacchanale" from Samson and Delilah

OCT

2019

6

FALL FUSION CONCERT

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Gregory Pritchard, Robert Trocina, and Rick Smith, Conductors
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

WAGNER:  Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Prelude

arr. LOPEZ:  James Bond Medley

Additional repertoire performed by other conductors.

OCT

2019

6

YOUTH CLASSICS

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

MAHLER/Dackow:  Symphony No. 1

RAVEL/Goldsmith:  Pavane for a Dead Princess

ROSSINI/McCloud:  Barber of Seville Overture

KHACHATURIAN/Frost:  Sabre Dance

DEC

2019

21

NUTCRACKER BALLET

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Guest Conductor
Infinite Energy Theater, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

TSCHAIKOWSKY:  The Nutcracker (Complete)

JAN

2020

13

SIDE-BY-SIDE CONCERT

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Scott Woodard, Guest Conductor
David Tedford, International Conductors Workshop and Competition Winner
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

R. STRAUSS:  Serenade

ELGAR:  "Nimrod" from Enigma Variations

J. STRAUSS:  Blue Danube

DVORAK/Isaac:  Three Slavonic Dances

TCHAIKOWSKY:  Andante Cantabile, op. 11

SAINT-SAENS/Monday:  Allegro Moderato from

Symphony No. 3

FEB

2020

9

ROMANTIX:  ROSSINI, BRUCH & SIBELIUS

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard and Robert Trocina, Conductors
Diane Hargreaves, Clarinet
Sherri Ellis, Viola
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

ROSSINI:  Barber of Seville Overture

BRUCH:  Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, Op. 88

Additional repertoire performed by other conductor.

MAR

2020

10

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT

Charleston Chamber Orchestra
Scott Woodard and Gregory Pritchard, Conductors
John W. Davis Fine Arts Center, Institute, West Virginia

PROGRAM:

BEETHOVEN:  Fidelo Overture, Op. 72

ELGAR:  "Nimrod" from Enigma Variations

Additional repertoire performed by other conductor.

MAY

2020

11

11

2020

MAY

ANIMATED MUSIC

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Infinite Energy Center Theater, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

DUKAS/Higgins:  The Sorcerer's Apprentice

LOPEZ/Kazik:  "Remember Me" from Coco

arr. Brown:  Pixar Favorites

POWELL/O'Loughlin:  Music from How to Train Your Dragon

SPRING FLING

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Gregory Pritchard, Robert Trocina, and Rick Smith, Conductors
Infinite Energy Center Theater, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

WEBER:  Der Freischutz Overture, Op. 77

Additional repertoire performed by other conductors.

2019

16

SEPT

2018-2019 SEASON

2018

4

OCT

CATALYST CONFERENCE

Catalyst Conference Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Infinite Energy Center Arena, Duluth, Georgia

Performed Opening Montage (original composition by Davis Harwell) in front of 8,000 participants to start the three-day national conference.

OCT

2018

21

CELEBRATE THE MASTERS

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard and Robert Trocina, Conductors
Infinite Energy Performing Arts Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

TSCHAIKOWSKY:  Symphony No. 4 in f minor

Additional repertoire performed by other conductor.

JAN

2019

14

ALL MOZART "Side by Side"

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Felipe Tristan, International Conductors Workshop
and Competition Winner
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

MOZART:  Marriage of Figaro Overture

MOZART:  Symphony No. 40 in g minor

MOZART:  Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

FEB

2019

10

GSO CONCERTO CONCERT

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard and Robert Trocina, Conductors
Nancy Schechter, Violin
José Manuel García, Piano
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

BRAHMS:  Violin Concerto, op. 77

Additional repertoire performed by other conductor.

APR

2019

13

SCANDINAVIAN MARVELS

Muscatine Symphony Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard and Brian Dollinger, Conductors
Gregory Pritchard, Bassoon
Center for Performing Arts, Central MS, Muscatine, Iowa

PROGRAM:

GRIEG:  Holberg Suite, op. 40 (Conducting)

SIBELIUS:  Swan of Tuonela (Bassoon)

Additional repertoire performed by other conductor.

MAY

2019

13

AT THE MOVIES with John Williams

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Infinite Energy Center Theater, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

WILLIAMS:  Harry Potter Highlights

WILLIAMS:  Superman Returns

WILLIAMS:  Star Wars Through the Years

MAY

2019

13

SONGS FOR A BETTER WORLD

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Gregory Pritchard, Robert Trocina, and Rick Smith, Conductors
Infinite Energy Center Theater, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

COPLAND:  Buckaroo Holiday

Additional repertoire performed by other conductors.

2017-2018 SEASON

2017

18

SEP

CHAMBER SERENADE

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Francis Ku, International Conductors Workshop and Competition Winner
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

BARBER:  Adagio for Strings, op. 11

(Francis Ku, Conductor)

ELGAR:  Serenade for Strings in E minor, op. 20

DVORAK:  Serenade for Winds in D minor, op. 44

OCT

2017

29

A HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR IV

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

RICH: Angry Spirits

SPEARS: Dance Diabolique

BROWN: Ghost of John

MEYER: Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space

O’LOUGHLIN: Dark Catacombs

MUSSORGSKY: Night on Bald Mountain

OCT

2017

29

PASTORAL SYMPHONIES

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard and Robert Trocina, Conductors
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 6 in F Major, op. 68, Pastoral

DVORAK:  Symphony No. 8 in G Major, op. 88

(Robert Trocina, Conductor)

JAN

2018

8

YOUNG PERSONS CONCERT

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Brian Dollinger, Narrator and Guest Conductor
Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

PROKOFIEV:  Peter and the Wolf, op. 67

ANDERSON:  Jazz Legato and Jazz Pizzicato

(Brian Dollinger, Guest Conductor)

BERNSTEIN:  Selections from West Side Story

WILLIAMS:  John Williams Trilogy

MAY

2018

14

AMERICAN LANDSCAPES

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra
Gregory Pritchard, Conductor
Infinite Energy Center Theater, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

GOULD:  American Salute

COPLAND:  Shaker Variations

COPLAND:  "Hoedown" from Rodeo

MAY

2018

14

SONGS FOR MOTHER EARTH

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Gregory Pritchard, Robert Trocina, and Rick Smith, Conductors
Infinite Energy Center Theater, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

ROSSINI:  William Tell Overture

Additional repertoire performed by other conductors.

2016-2017 SEASON

OCT

2016

3

ALL BEETHOVEN

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

BEETHOVEN:  Egmont Overture, op. 84a

BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 5 in c minor, op. 67

OCT

24

2016

DANCES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Infinite Energy Center Theater, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

OFFENBACH:  "Can Can" from Orpheus in the Underworld

BIZET:  "Habanera" from Carmen

STRAUSS:  Fledermaus Waltzes

BRAHMS:  Hungarian Dance No. 5

MUSSORGSKY:  "Hopak" from The Fair at Sorochinsk

OCT

24

2016

VIVA LAS AMERICAS!

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Gregory Pritchard, Robert Trocina, and Jose Manuel Garcia, Conductors

Gordon Vernick, Trumpet

Jerry Fields, Percussion

Chris Riggenbach, Bass

Infinite Energy Center Theater, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

MONCAYO:  Hupango

Additional repertoire performed by other conductors.

NOV

11

2016

NJMEA ALL-STATE 

New Jersey All-State Orchestra and Chorus

Gregory Pritchard and Rollo Dilworth, Conductors

New Jersey Music Educators Association 

Annual Conference and Performance

Atlantic City Convention Center, New Jersey

PROGRAM:

VERDI:  La Forza del Destino Overture

MAHLER:  "Finale" from Symphony No. 1, Titan

DILWORTH:  Freedom's Plow

NOV

20

2016

NJMEA ALL-STATE 

New Jersey All-State Orchestra and Chorus

Gregory Pritchard and Rollo Dilworth, Conductors

New Jersey Music Educators Association 

Annual Conference and Performance

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey

PROGRAM:

Repeat of November 11th program.

JAN

9

2017

SIDE-BY-SIDE 3

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Kira Omelchenko, International Conductors Workshop and Competition Winner

Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

GRIEG:  Holberg Suite

BARBER:  Adagio for Strings

(Kira Omelchenko, Guest Conductor)

HOLST/Monday:  "Jupiter" from The Planets

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS:  Rhosymedre:  Prelude on a Welsh Hymn Tune

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:  Capriccio Espagnol, op. 34

MAY

15

2017

FESTIVAL CONCERT:  ALL RUSSIAN

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Kira Omelchenko, International Conductors Workshop and Competition Winner

Discovery High School Theater, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

IPPOLITOV-IVANOV:  "Procession of the Sardar" from Caucasian Sketches

BORODIN:  In the Steppes of Central Asia

STRAVINSKY:  "Berceuse and Finale" from The Firebird

2015-2016 SEASON

SEP

2015

14

A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Jong-hun Bae, International Conductors Workshop and Competition Winner

Collins Hill High School Theater, Suwanee, Georgia

PROGRAM:

R. STRAUSS:  "Fanfare" from Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001:  A Space Odyssey)

J. STRAUSS:  Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz (2001:  A Space Odyssey)

BARBER:  Adagio for Strings (Platoon)

(Jong-hun Bae, Guest Conductor)

MENKIN/Moss:  Music from "Aladdin"

LOPEZ:  James Bond Medley

CUSTER:  Selections from "The Lion King"

WILLIAMS/Clark:  Star Wars Main Theme

OCT

2015

30

A HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR III

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

FIN:  Spine Chiller

MEYER:  Curse of the Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space

SAINT-SAENS/Alshin:  Danse Macabre

O'LOUGHLIN:  Dark Catacombs

MEYER:  Legend of Sleepy Hollow

STORY:  A Rockin' Halloween

OCT

30

2015

MASTERWORKS:  COPLAND & GERSHWIN

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Gregory Pritchard, Robert Trocina, Conductors

Loandi Van Der Merwe, Narrator

Jose Manuel Garcia, Piano

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

COPLAND:  Lincoln Portrait

Additional repertoire performed by other conductors.

JAN

11

2016

SIDE-BY-SIDE 2

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Mountain View High School Auditorium, Lawrenceville, Georgia

PROGRAM:

MOZART:  Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

DVORAK:  Serenade for Strings, op. 22

BIZET:  "Toreador Song" from Carmen

SIBELIUS:  Andante Festivo

HOFELDT:  Dance Parhelia

MAY

16

2016

FESTIVAL CONCERT

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

GRIEG:  Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, op. 46

HORNER:  Hollywood Blockbusters

MAY

16

2016

TSCHAIKOWSKY THE GREAT

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Gregory Pritchard and Robert Trocina, Conductors

Nancy Schechter, Violin

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

TSCHAIKOWSKY:  Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 35

Additional repertoire performed by other conductor.

2014-2015 SEASON

SEP

2014

8

AMERICAN CLASSICS

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Brian Lyons, English Horn

Doug Lindsey, Trumpet

Jessica Morel, International Conductors Workshop and Competition Winner

Collins Hill High School Theater, Suwanee, Georgia

PROGRAM:

ANDERSON:  Jazz Legato and Jazz Pizzicato

BARBER:  Adagio for Strings 

(Jessical Morel, Guest Conductor)

BERNSTEIN:  West Side Story Selections

COPLAND:  Quiet City

DELLO JOIO:  Choreography

SOUSA:  Stars and Stripes Forever

OCT

2014

25

MASTERWORKS:  HOLST, WEBB-MITCHELL AND ARUTUNIAN

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Gregory Pritchard, Robert Trocina, and Rick Smith, Conductors

Arietha Lockhart, Soprano

Thomas Trotter, Tenor

Stephanie Shields, Trumpet

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

WEBB-MITCHELL:  Songs of Awe and Wonder

Additional repertoire performed by other conductors.

OCT

2014

25

A HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR II

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

RICH:  Angry Spirits

SPEARS:  Dance Diabolique

BROWN:  Ghost of John

MEYER:  Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space

SHARP:  Giant Slimy Squid

MUSSORGSKY:  Night on Bald Mountain

JAN

12

2015

SIDE-BY-SIDE 

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Collins Hill High School Theater, Suwanee, Georgia

PROGRAM:

ELGAR:  Introduction and Allegro, op. 47

SAINT-SAENS:  "The Swan" from Carnival of the Animals

GRAINGER:  Irish Tune from County Derry

HOLST:  Saint Paul's Suite

PACHELBEL:  Canon in D

MAY

19

2015

MAY

19

2015

FESTIVAL CONCERT

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

ROSSINI:  William Tell Overture

ELGAR:  "Nimrod" from Enigma Variations

TSCHAIKOWSKY:  Marche Slav, op. 31

MASTERWORKS:  RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, DEBNEY, AND PROKOFIEV

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Gregory Pritchard, Robert Trocina, and Rick Smith, Conductors

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

PROKOFIEV:  Suite No. 1 from Cinderella, op. 87

Additional repertoire performed by other conductor.

2013-2014 SEASON

NOV

2013

5

DANCE MUSIC

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Berkmar Hill High School Theater, Lilburn, Georgia

PROGRAM:

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:  "Dance of the Tumblers" from The Snow Maiden

GLIERE:  Russian Sailor's Dance

BRAHMS:  Hungarian Dance No. 5

SAINT-SAENS:  Danse Macabre

SAINT-SAENS:  "Bacchanale" from Samson and Delilah

JAN

2014

13

CHAMBERWORKS

Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Christopher Creviston, Saxophone

Sesto Quatrini, International Conductors Workshop and Competition Winner

Collins Hill High School Theater, Suwanee, Georgia

PROGRAM:

MOZART:  Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Allegro

GLAZUNOV:  Concerto in E-flat Major, op. 109

BARBER:  Adagio for Strings

(Sesto Quatrini, Guest Conductor)

MONTI:  Czardas

WILLIAMS/Custar:  John Williams Trilogy

COPLAND:  "Hoedown" from Rodeo

FEB

2014

22

MASTERWORKS:  PROKOFIEV AND TSCHAIKOWSKY

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Gregory Pritchard, Robert Trocina, and Rick Smith, Conductors

Jason Ikeem Rodgers, Narrator

Christ the King Lutheran Church, Norcross, Georgia

PROGRAM:

PROKOFIEV:  Peter and the Wolf, op. 67

Additional repertoire performed by other conductors.

FEB

2104

22

WINTER POPS

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Jason Ikeem Rodgers, International Conductors Workshop and Competition Winner

Christ the King Lutheran Church, Norcross, Georgia

PROGRAM:

PAGE/Uhl:  Stairway to Heaven

CAIN/Phillips:  Don't Stop Believin'

Arr. MOORE:  The King of Pop

BERRYMAN/Moore:  Viva La Vida

(Jason Ikeem Rodgers, Guest Conductor)

JOE/Wagner:  The Best of Green Day

Arr. MOORE:  Lady Gaga Hit Mix

MAY

6

2014

FESTIVAL CONCERT

Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra

Gregory Pritchard, Conductor

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

STRAUSS:  Die Fledermaus Overture

MASCAGNI:  "Intermezzo" from Cavalleria Rusticana

MUSSORGSKY:  "The Great Gate of Kiev" from Pictures at an Exhibition

MAY

6

2014

MASTERWORKS:  DVORAK, LAURIDSEN, AND BEETHOVEN

Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Gregory Pritchard, Robert Trocina, and Rick Smith, Conductors

Ritsuko Deguchi Wakabayashi, Piano

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

PROGRAM:

BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto in G Major, No. 4

Additional repertoire performed by other conductors.