Toast of the Town - Overture (2016 - 2020)
Composed September 2016 - July 2020
Scoring: Piccolo, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 3 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, 2 Percussion, Harp and Strings
Utah Symphony Orchestra; Conner Gray Covington conducting - June 22/24, 2021/July 17, 2021
National Youth Orchestra of the United States; James Ross conducting - July 8, 2021
Harmonia Orchestra; Will White conducting - October 9, 2021
'Toast of the Town' is a festive and fun overture to an operetta that doesn't exist. It is designed in the style of light operetta, comparable to Gilbert and Sullivan or Offenbach overtures.