Symphony Composition Contest

Florida Orchestra Music Director Michael Francis speaks to sophomore Logan Barrett after the orchestra performed his composition, "Proportions."
Symphony Composition Contest

Five University of South Florida music composition students recently had the opportunity of a lifetime. As part of a contest, their original work was played by the Florida Orchestra. Find out who won and watch the Orchestra perform some of their music on University Beat on WUSF TV.

More Information: 

USF School of Music

The winning piece will be played at the Florida Orchestra's final concerts of the season, May 19-21.

University Beat radio report

WUSF News story on the competition.

Original Broadcast Date: 
03/20/17

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Host:
Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

Contact Information

mschreiner@wusf.org
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