Premiere Overture Carnegie Hall
Overture Premiers in Carnegie Hall
Wittrock conducted the premiere of the composition Overture in Carnegie Hall, New York. The premier was performed by the DCA Wind Orchestra.
As the composer in residence for the New York Wind Band Festival 2020, Wittrock composed Overture for the Showcase Concert performed by the DCA Wind Orchestra from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Sheldon A. McLean, director of the orchestra, gave the honor to Wittrock to conduct the world premiere. The orchestra received a Gold Medal for their overall performance in Carnegie Hall.
Overture combines different styles of music into an energetic piece for concert band and is available via World Projects.
Overture for Carnegie Hall is selected by the Band World Magazine to receive a top 100 designation in 2021.
Wittrock and Sheldon McLean