"Celebration of Life"

Dr. Herschel Kreloff

(May 3, 1931 - April 25, 2018)

COT Music Director from 1980 to 2018

A special event honoring the memory of Dr. Herschel Kreloff, Music Director of the Civic Orchestra of Tucson for 38 years was held on Saturday, June 16.
Herschel Kreloff
 At this special event, people had an opportunity to share stories and memories of Herschel, view a slideshow about his life, browse through orchestra memorabilia, and enjoy music and refreshments.

Performing were members of the orchestra and Young Artists' Competition winners Claire Thai, harpist, and The Powe Trio (Carissa and Aliyah, violinists, and Levi, cellist).
Here is a list of the pieces performed at the event.
London Trio No. 1 in C Major byJoseph Haydn
performed by members of the Civic Orchestra of Tucson
Fran Moskovitz, flute; Rose Briones, violin, Harriet Yount, cello
"Song of the Ghetto"
An arrangement of a work by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
performed by Ed Hoornaert, oboe
Selections for Solo Harpperformed by Claire Thai
Winner of the Sr. Keyboard/Harp Division of the Young Artists' Competition: 2015 and 2018.
Toccata by Jean Baptiste Loeillet
Divertissement a l’espagnol by Andre Caplet
Variations on a Theme in the Ancient Style by Carlos Salzedo

Selections for String Trio (chosen from the following pieces)performed by The Powe Trio
Carissa Powe, violin; Aliyah Powe, violin; Levi Powe, cello
The Powe siblings have each won their division of the Young Artists' Competition, as well as winning the Ensemble Division.
Romance by Paul de Wailly
Rondeau from Premier Suite by Jean-Joseph Mouret
Ronde by Paul de Wailly
Largo from Winter ("The Four Seasons") by Antonio Vivaldi
Forlane (composer unknown)
Hornpipe from "The Water Music" by George Frideric Handel

We thank these musicians for generously donating their time and talents to play on this occasion.

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