MP3 Jr. Philharmonic Orchestra - The Impossible Dream
From Mozart to Star Wars, this album features popular classics and Broadway musicals. It’s an exciting, captivating, moving and memorable recording.
8 MP3 Songs
CLASSICAL: Orchestral, EASY LISTENING: Musicals/Broadway
The Jr. Philharmonic is one of the oldest and most honored young people’s symphony orchestras in the United States. It was founded in Los Angeles on January 22, 1937 by its conductor, Dr. Ernst Katz and performs before capacity audiences in Southern California’s finest venues including the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Los Angeles Music Center, Kodak Theatre and Shrine Auditorium. It’s 70th Anniversary Concert Spectacular is slated for the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
The exceptional young musicians of the 115 member Jr. Phil, under the direction of concertmaster Gary S. Greene, created an exciting, moving and memorable recording of popular classics to Broadway musicals. Mr. Greene is an accomplished violinist and conductor. He joined the Jr. Phil in 1963 and since 1967 has served as concertmaster. He has conducted the orchestra in most major classical works as well as popular pieces for legendary performers such as Debby Boone, Pat Boone, Richard Fredricks, Robert Goulet, Peter Graves, Florence Henderson, Carol Lawrence, Brock Peters, Stefanie Powers, Debbie Reynolds, Sha Na Na and Michael York.