Conducted by Josh Haskin
A native of Freeport, IL, Mr. Hasken is currently finishing his master of music education degree at VanderCook College of Music. He has a bachelor’s degree in jazz guitar performance from Columbia College Chicago. Along with teaching guitar and drum lessons, he performs with the VanderCook Philharmonic, VCM Guitar Ensemble, and is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He plans on teaching Elementary and Middle School music after graduation.
Arlington Sketcheswas commissioned by the Arlington Symphony Orchestra for the 1994 District String Festival. The first performance involved over 300 performers of all ages. It has a driving, rhythmic introduction, contrasted by a fluid lyrical section, and builds to a dramatic finale. Like much of Del Borgo’s work, it is has rich harmonies and a variety of colors and techniques.