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BCO Spotlight

April 30, 2022 @ 7:30 pm

$12 – $15

With soloists:
Mike Jeannot and Emily Scicchitano

Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center
6:30 pm Conductor Chat
7:30 pm Concert

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Celebrate spring as BCO turns the spotlight to their very own. Join us for a unique program that highlights the many talented musicians of the Buffalo Community Orchestra, including music from Copland, Mozart, Bizet, Beethoven and more!  BCO is especially excited to welcome BCO soloists Mike Jeannot and Emily Scicchitano to the stage.


Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Oboe and Strings
II. Adagio non troppo
Georges Bizet: Minuetto from L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2
Georges Bizet: Farandole from L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2
Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Romance in F Major
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish"
IV. Feierlich
V. Lebhaft


Mike Jeannot, Principal Oboe
In his youth, Mike Jeannot studied oboe with Canadian oboist and composer Elizabeth Raum. He played in the South Saskatchewan Youth Orchestra and later the Regina Symphony Orchestra. After graduating high school, Mike decided to leave the oboe behind and pursue a science career in college. He obtained his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry at the University of Alberta in 1997, and moved to Minnesota with his family in 1998 to accept a faculty position at St. Cloud State University. Mike and his family moved to Buffalo in 2007 and soon discovered that the BCO was in need of an oboist. Mike resumed playing in 2010 and has rediscovered the joy of playing music and being part of a wonderful group of musicians in the BCO.

Emily Scicchitano, Concertmaster

Emily Scicchitano is a violinist from Syracuse, New York and began studying violin at age 8 in her elementary school orchestra. She studied privately from middle school through high school with Shelby Dems and Edgar Tumajyan, a violinist of Symphoria. Following high school, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance from Ithaca College under the mentorship of Calvin Wiersma.

Emily has performed in many masterclasses for world-renowned performers and teachers such as Stefan Jackiw, Benjamin Baker, The Israeli Chamber Project, Cuarteto Latinoamericano, and more. She has performed throughout Europe and the United States as a chamber and orchestral musician, performing at venues such as Carnegie Hall and Kodak Hall. In addition to her performing career, Emily maintains a private violin and viola studio, teaching students of all ages and abilities. Emily currently resides in Minnesota and enjoys cooking, coffee, and dogs.

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April 30, 2022
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$12 – $15


Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center
877 Bison Blvd
Buffalo, MN 55313 United States