John McDaniel http://news.stlpublicradio.org en John McDaniel Is 'Home For The Holidays' - Literally http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/john-mcdaniel-home-holidays-literally <h4>Conductor, composer, record producer and pianist John McDaniel’s career has taken him all over the U.S. and the world, but now the Grammy and Emmy award winner is back home in St. Louis for the holidays – and two sold-out performances at the Kranzberg Arts Center.</h4><p>McDaniel may be best known for being the band director of the Rosie O’Donnell Show. He was last in St. Louis in 2011, when he conducted “The Daughter of the Regiment” at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.</p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 00:59:57 +0000 Camille Phillips & Kristin Torres 32469 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org John McDaniel Is 'Home For The Holidays' - Literally Kirkwood High School Symphonic Orchestra Live At Lincoln Center http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kirkwood-high-school-symphonic-orchestra-live-lincoln-center <p>For the second time, the <a href="http://khs.kirkwoodschools.org/pages/Kirkwood_High_School">Kirkwood High School</a> Symphonic Orchestra is preparing for a trip to New York City.&nbsp; In March of 2010, the ensemble performed in Carnegie Hall, one of three orchestras invited to do so.&nbsp; The orchestra has again been honored by its selection to compete in the prestigious National Orchestra Cup on March 2, 2013 in Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.&nbsp; The KHS Symphonic Orchestra will compete with several other orchestras from around the county for the title of Grand Champion and the Na Fri, 14 Dec 2012 22:34:15 +0000 Mary Edwards & Alex Heuer 7381 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kirkwood High School Symphonic Orchestra Live At Lincoln Center