Thursday, July 13, 2017

John Malveaux: "National Take a Stand Festival Orchestra" with Gustavo Dudamel and Thomas Wilkins, Saturday, July 22, 2017, 6:30PM – 8:00PM Walt Disney Concert Hall

Thomas Wilkins

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912) is profiled at, which features a comprehensive Works List and a Bibliography by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma,

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation Website:

Gustavo Dudamel

John Malveaux of 

MusicUNTOLD learned from Los Angeles Philharmonic Education Department that Thomas Wilkins will conduct a composition by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.

Join us as the National Take a Stand Festival Orchestra takes the Stage with Gustavo Dudamel and Thomas Wilkins

Saturday, July 22, 2017
6:30PM – 8:00PM
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Under the direction of LA Phil Music and Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel and Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Conductor Thomas Wilkins, the first orchestra of its kind featuring 101 young musicians from 34 El Sistema-inspired programs across the U.S. will perform a celebratory concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Demonstrating the power of music, the concert will also feature members of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela.
This culminating Festival concert also serves as the finale to the Take a Stand Symposium that will gather leaders and teachers who are in Los Angeles to share best practices and be inspired by the students who symbolize a more inclusive future in music.

Applications for the July 2017 program are now closed. Students interested in referencing their applications can visi
TAKE A STAND supporting social change through music 

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Thanks, Bill! JMW [John McLaughlin Williams]

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