Bridges Hall of Music
150 E. Fourth St.
The Pomona College Orchestra, under the leadership of Eric Lindholm, performs music by Mahler and Horovitz, with the co-winner of the 2019 Concerto Competition, Andrew Acs (PO ’20), euphonium.
Mr. Acs, a senior at Pomona College, is from Arlington, Virginia. Majoring in linguistics, he will also graduate with a minor in music and in Italian. During his collegiate career, Andrew has been active in the campus music community performing in both the College's Concert Band and Orchestra, as well as making appearances with the College Jazz Ensemble and in student recitals. While in California, Andrew has been involved with the Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps and the Blue Stars Drum, and Bugle Corps, and in 2018, he was a member of the Concert Band Directors National Association Western/Northwestern Conference Intercollegiate Band, where he sat first chair. He will return to the CBDNA conference to perform again this spring. Andrew currently studies euphonium with Stephen Klein.
The Orchestra is one of the campus’ largest and most prestigious performing organizations and has a long tradition as an important creative and cultural outlet for the members of The Claremont Colleges. Through the department’s annual concerto competition, student soloists have presented pieces from Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”) to Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings. Each the season the orchestra engages music from all across the repertoire, in recent years including works by Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Schubert, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, and many others.
Joseph Horovitz: Euphonium Concerto with Mr. Acs
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D