Composer Austin Schlichting plays viola with the Olympia Symphony Orchestra and teaches music at River Ridge High School in Lacey. His new piece “Festschrift” pays homage to the orchestra’s history and to Fred Schlichting, his grandfather who was its music director from the early 1950s to 1968.
Composer Austin Schlichting plays viola with the Olympia Symphony Orchestra and teaches music at River Ridge High School in Lacey. His new piece “Festschrift” pays homage to the orchestra’s history and to Fred Schlichting, his grandfather who was its music director from the early 1950s to 1968. Jennifer Hermann Courtesy of the Olympia Symphony Orchestra
Composer Austin Schlichting plays viola with the Olympia Symphony Orchestra and teaches music at River Ridge High School in Lacey. His new piece “Festschrift” pays homage to the orchestra’s history and to Fred Schlichting, his grandfather who was its music director from the early 1950s to 1968. Jennifer Hermann Courtesy of the Olympia Symphony Orchestra

Lacey composer Schlichting to debut piece with symphony that honors his conductor grandfather

April 19, 2018 06:12 AM