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Judith and William Scheide

William H. Scheide and Judith ScheideBill Scheide believes that each member of the human family deserves a free and enlightened life. Musician, philanthropist and humanitarian, Bill’s life-long support of the arts, education, civil rights, health, and poverty relief programs expresses this belief…


Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Buffalo Philharmonic OrchestraAs Buffalo’s cultural ambassador, the Grammy Award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra under Music Director JoAnn Falletta presents more than 120 Classics, Pops, Rock, Kids and Music for Youth Concerts each year and reaches more than 40,000 K-12 students per year across all eight counties of Western New York. Since 1940, the orchestra’s permanent home has been…


Mark Laycock

Mark LaycockMark Laycock’s continuing musical journey began as a violist, leading to studies with the Curtis String Quartet in Philadelphia. In his final year in conservatory, and as winner of the Leopold Stokowski Memorial Competition he made his conducting début at age 21 with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Since then he has conducted more than 2,000 works with a wide array of orchestras and opera companies…


Jasmine Choi

Jasmine ChoiPraised by the Korea Times as “The goddess of flute”, Jasmine Choi is one of the most celebrated flutists of our generation. She has been critically acclaimed on international stages for her rich tone, technical brilliance, superb musicianship, and charismatic stage presence since an early age. After having served as principal flute of the Vienna Symphony and associate principal flute of the…


Concert Program

Dvorak • Carnival Overture

Laycock • Flute Concerto for Jasmine Choi
(Songbird’s Journey), World Premiere

I. Cadenza – Allegro moderato
II. Domine exaudi orationem meam
(Hear my prayer, O Lord)
III. Suave et enfumé

~ Intermission ~

Brahms • Symphony No. 2, in D Major, Op.73

I. Allegro non troppo
II. Adagio non troppo
III. Allegretto grazioso (Quasi Andantino)
IV. Allegro con spirito