This week, the ISO is remembering a tremendous man who dedicated countless hours to making our community healthy and vibrant. Dr. Thomas McLaughlin was a leader in local, regional and national medical communities and contributed his leadership to local groups including The Lakeland Rotary Club, Lakeland Chamber and the Imperial Symphony Orchestra. While news of Dr. McLaughlin's passing will mention his role as president of the ISO, his decades of advocacy and support as a patron made the greatest impact on the ISO's history. His love of music,
Meet the Musicians: Matt Davis & Sarah Morrison How about another double #MusicianMonday? This week, meet Matt Davis (cello) and Sarah Morrison (violin)! Both Matt and Sara are amazing musicians and educators in our central Florida community - you'll love their musical selection!
Meet the Musicians: Nina Kim & Edevaldo Mulla It's a "two-fer" #MusicianMonday! You may remember Nina and Edevaldo from this year's Valentine's Day performance of Brahms's Double Concerto. Here, you can learn a little more about them and enjoy some Handel. And, we're all hoping to be together for some Schubert in October!
Meet the Musicians: Kyle Lanier This #MusicianMonday rounds out the trumpet section with music educator and amazing musician Kyle Lanier.
Meet the Musicians: Trey Moore Who has just finished his first year as a doctoral student? Principal trumpet Trey Moore! Learn more about his musical path in today's #MusicianMonday interview with Maestro Thielen!
Meet the Musicians: Mark Huntington You can never own too many radio-controlled airplanes or too many brass instruments... at least that's what Mark Huntington believes! Meet the ISO trumpet player and hear him play the Flugelhorn in today's #MusicianMonday interview.
Meet the Musicians: Whitney Robles Hello Whitney! You'll certainly recognize her talent as the ISO's principal flute - and you can learn more about her family in today's #MusicianMonday interview.
Meet the Musicians: Alvaro Pereiro Meet the ISO's associate concertmaster and chief joy officer, Alvaro Pereiro! Alvaro's smile is the first thing you'll notice, and he has a distinct way of spreading joy to everyone he encounters. Learn more about his journey with the violin in today's #MusicianMonday.
Meet the Musicians: George Linakis Introducing George Linakis, the ISO's principal clarinet! In his #MusicianMonday video, George plays two clarinet parts and the bassoon part... a real overachiever!
Meet the Musicians: Michael Sedloff Today's #MusicianMonday is a familiar face for anyone who's attended an ISO concert or seen the ISO in pictures. Mike Sedloff is the principal cellist and sits directly to the right of Maestro Thielen, so he's in just about every photo of the orchestra! Now, you can learn a little about Mike, his family and his journey with the cello.