Last week I was at the UCLA's Royce Hall with the American Youth Symphony to conduct John Williams' timeless E.T. score. We played along live whilst the film was projected behind the orchestra, afterwards receiving a standing ovation. Marlee Bradford at the Film Music Society kindly commented:
"AYS music director Carlos Izcaray conducted the ensemble of 80-plus young, pre-professional musicians and earned a roaring standing ovation at its conclusion."
Read Marlee's full article: http://www.filmmusicsociety.org/news_events/features/2017/112017.html
Photo credit: Marllee Bradford