Clinical Center News
October/November 2017

National Symphony Orchestra performs for patients, staff in the Clinical Center atrium

Musical conductor guides his musicians with his hands
In September, the full National Symphony Orchestra gave its 18th performance in the Clinical Center Atrium as part of its Sound Health initiative.
 

On Sept. 19, the NIH Clinical Center and the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences welcomed the full National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) to Building 10. The orchestra performed works by Beethoven, Bach and Brahms and well as Duke Ellington, Leroy Anderson, John Williams, Emmanuel Sejourne and Aaron Copland. It featured William Gerlach on trumpet, Eric Shin on vibraphone and Steven Reineke as conductor. Their visit marks the NSO's 18th time performing in the Clinical Center as a part of their Sound Health initiative. An NSO Ensemble is scheduled to perform at the Clinical Center Dec. 12.

Performer play on a vibraphone as patients look on
The performance featured William Gerlach on trumpet, Eric Shin on vibraphone and Steven Reineke as conductor. Patients, families, staff and visitors enjoyed the NSO concert in the atrium and balconies above.

Musician looks up as she plays
The orchestra performed works by Beethoven, Bach and Brahms as well as Duke Ellington, Leroy Anderson, John Williams, Emmanuel Sejourne and Aaron Copland.