Honoring Auburn Chamber Orchestra graduating senior, Zane Carnes. Zane graduated from Auburn High School in June and received a scholarship from Auburn Chamber Orchestra. He will attend Ithaca College, majoring in music performance. Zane started playing bass when he was 9 years old and has played in East Middle School orchestra, Auburn High School orchestra and Syracuse Youth Orchestra. He has performed with the Syracuse Festival Orchestra and also has played in the bass section in NYSSMA all-county and area All-State orchestras as the principal bass player. Zane was honored to be chosen as the principal bass player in this year’s NYSSMA All-State Conference Symphonic Orchestra. Zane began playing bass in Auburn Chamber Orchestra as a seventh grader. During his high school years, Zane has performed in Auburn High School musical theater productions and currently serves as Model U.N. President.
From “Wheel of Fortune” to “World of Warcraft,” the Auburn Chamber Orchestra featured “Music From the Small Screen” at its next concert Friday.
Steven Frackenpohl conducted the orchestra through the pops program, which included music from TV shows “Star Trek,” “Jeopardy,” “Wheel of Fortune,” “The Rockford Files,” “Burke’s Law,” “Mannix,” “Peter Gunn” and “Wild, Wild West,” video games “Halo,” “Civilization IV,” “Kingdom Hearts” and “World of Warcraft,” hamburger commercials and Looney Tunes cartoons.
The concert was be emceed by former WAUB radio personality Joe Salzone, and was also to honor graduating high school seniors Zane Carnes, Jimmy Drancsak, Jayde Goodwin and Sam Hensel for their participation in the orchestra.
The concert was held, April 15, in Irene A. Bisgrove Community Theatre, 197 Franklin St., Auburn