LCO is thankful to our friends at Kenwick Table for inviting us to bring a small ensemble to perform Christmas carols this season! A festive time was had by all.
Conductor Tim Wiggins and a trio of musicians from the Lexington Community Orchestra recently visited the Fox 56 studios for a brief Christmas carol performance and a chat about upcoming LCO events!
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Music Director & Conductor
LCO presents a “Spooky” Symphonic Experience
Sponsored by Eastern Kentucky University
Free and open to the public at Bryan Station High School
LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 5, 2023) — The Lexington Community Orchestra (LCO) presents a celebration of spooky classical music at 3:00pm Sunday, Oct. 29 at Bryan Station High School. This family-friendly event is a great introduction to orchestral music for children, or a fun reminder of Halloween favorites for the young at heart.
The concert program includes recognizable favorites from classic stories like The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Peter and the Wolf. The orchestra will also perform creepier classics In the Hall of the Mountain King, Night on Bald Mountain, and Danse Macabre. Costumes are encouraged, and children will have the opportunity to march around the auditorium to show off their costume and get an up-close look at the musicians performing. Treat bags will be available at the end of the concert for children up to age 18.
This concert is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Visit www.lexingtoncommunityorchestra.org to reserve seats.
When: Sunday, Oct. 29 at 3:00pm
Where: Bryan Station High School Auditorium
Visit www.lexingtoncommunityorchestra.org to RSVP.
Sunday, April 30, 2023
Bryan Station High School
La scala di seta: Overture - Gioachino Rossini
Vltava (The Moldau) - Bedrich Smetana
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97 - Robert Schumann
Photos by Tim Candelaria Photography.
Dr. Wiggins will make his official debut at the Lexington Community Orchestra Fall Concert on November 18, 2018, at 3pm at Bryan Station High School.
(Lexington, KY) November 12, 2018 – Dr. Timothy Wiggins, Assistant Professor of Music Education and Associate Director of Bands at Eastern Kentucky University, has been named as the new Music Director of the Lexington Community Orchestra (LCO). The announcement was made by the Lexington Community Orchestra Board of Directors. Dr. Wiggins has assumed the title of Music Director in time for the upcoming 2018-19 Season.
Wiggins has been well-received by the musicians of LCO. Board member and principal cellist Nancy McKenney highlights his experience and rapport with the members of the orchestra, stating that, "LCO is fortunate to have a director who is not only a very talented musician, but highly personable as well."
Dr. Wiggins succeeds Jeremy Mulholland, who led the Lexington Community Orchestra for ten years.
Dr. Timothy Wiggins
Dr. Wiggins is an Assistant Professor of Music Education and Associate Director of Bands at Eastern Kentucky University. He holds a PhD in Music Education from Florida State University, a MM in Wind Conducting from the University of Memphis, and BM in Orchestral Bassoon Performance and Instrumental Music Education from Arizona State University. With an impressive history of teaching and conducting musicians of all levels, as well as his accomplishments as a professional musician, his talents will be a great asset to Lexington Community Orchestra.
Dr. Wiggins expressed his enthusiasm about this new position. “I am honored to be working with such a talented group of musicians from the greater Lexington area. I have always advocated that great music comes from within all walks of life, and I am thrilled to be a part of this experience for these musicians and the supporters of this fantastic organization.”
Dr. Wiggins will conduct LCO’s first concert this season on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 3pm at Bryan Station High School. The Beethoven program will include:
Egmont Overture, Op. 84
Rondino for 8 winds, WoO 25
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
Lexington Community Orchestra
Currently celebrating its 29th Season, LCO is comprised of professional, semi-professional and amateur musicians, devoted to providing free, high-quality performances of classical music.
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For more details of the upcoming 2018-19 Season visit www.lexingtoncommunityorchestra.org.