July 23, 2016

Side-By-Side Concert

– “Un Sonnet D’Amour” from Petite Suite De Concert -Coleridge-Taylor

– Concerto for Flute and Harp, K. 299 – Mozart

– Selections from West Side Story – Bernstein

– “Intermezzo” from Carmen Suite No. 1 – Bizet

– Concertino for Flute in D Major, op. 107- Chaminade

– Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy  – Tchaikovsky

For our February concert, select students from The Southtowns Youth Orchestra will join us on stage

Nick DelBello

Nick DelBello currently maintains an active schedule as a conductor, trumpeter, pianist, organist, and educator. DelBello has been the Music Director of the Cheektowaga Community Symphony Orchestra since 2016, after having first appeared with the orchestra as a guest conductor. The CCSO regularly features guest artists from the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and area college music faculty. The CCSO continues to highlight the music living composers with a local connection, including performances of works by Stephen Shewan, Rob Deemer, and Roland E. Martin.

As a sought-after guest conductor, Mr. DelBello will serve as interim conductor for the 2019 season of the Clarence Concert Association Summer Orchestra, presenting a series of four weekly concerts in July. His past engagements include the Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra, Southern Tier Symphony, Amherst Symphony Orchestra, Genesee Symphony Orchestra, Southern Tier Chamber Strings, Freudig Singers of Western New York, and All-County ensembles for both the Erie County Music Educators Association and the Chautauqua County Music Teachers Association. From 2011-2016, DelBello was the founding music director of the Buffalo Brass Choir and was previously a finalist for the position of Assistant Conductor with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

Mr. DelBello is a full-time music teacher in the Williamsville Central Schools, having previously taught as both a vocal and instrumental music teacher in the Buffalo Public Schools. In Williamsville, he is the district’s music theory instructor, teaching introductory and Advanced Placement level theory classes.

Mr. DelBello also continues to freelance as a trumpeter and has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Southern Tier Symphony Orchestra, the Western New York Chamber Orchestra, Ars Nova Chamber Musicians, Opera Sacra, the Clarence Summer Orchestra, and the Venice (FL) Symphony Orchestra. As a trumpet soloist, he has appeared with the SUNY Fredonia Wind Ensemble and the Amherst Chamber Orchestra.

Mr. DelBello holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from SUNY Fredonia and a Master’s degree in Music Performance from the University of Miami. He lives in Kenmore with his wife Miranda, a music teacher in the Kenmore-Tonawanda Schools and an accomplished flutist, and their two-year-old son Vincent.