Conducting teachers include Greg Woodbridge (Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra Associate Conductor), Dr. Christopher Kiver, Professor Geraldo Edelstein, Dr. Richard Bundy (Penn State), Dr. Duane Bierman (University of Nebraska-Kearney) and Dr. Timothy Dixon (Messiah College).


Additional performance and rehearsal videos are available upon request.


Sample of Studied & Performed Repertoire 

Bach, arr. Stokowski: Toccata and Fugue

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Egmont

Beethoven: Symphonies No. 1, 2, 3, 5

Bernstein: Overture to Candide

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Bizet: Carmen & L'Arlesienne Suites

Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from “Prince Igor”

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

Chabrier: Espana

Copland: An Outdoor Overture

Copland: Lincoln Portrait

de Falla: Ritual Fire Dance, Spanish Dance No. 1

Debussy: The Sunken Cathedral

Dvorak: Carnival Overture

Dvorak: Symphonies No. 8 & 9

Elgar: Serenade for Strings

Faure: Requiem (selections)

Forrest: Requiem for the Living

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite #1

Handel: Messiah (selections)

Haydn: Symphony No. 100 & 104

Herold: Zampa Overture

Holst: The Planets

Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel, Prelude and Hexenritt

Katchachurian: Three Dances from "Gayaneh Ballet"

Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5

Mozart: various overtures and symphonies

Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol

Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture

Rossini: various overtures

Prokofiev: Lt. Kije Suite

Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals

Saint-Saens: “Dance Bacchanale” from Samson and Deliah

Schubert: Symphony No. 8

Sibelius: Finlandia & Karelia Suite

Smetana: Moldau

Stanford: Irish Rhapsody No. 1

Stravinksy: Berceuse and Finale, The Firebird

Strauss: On the Beautiful Blue Danube

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Vaughan Williams: The Wasps

Verdi: Overture to Nabucco

von Suppe: Poet and Peasant Overture

Williams: various Professional Pops scores


Musicals Directed

Beauty and the Beast (vocal and orchestra director)

Guys and Dolls (vocal and orchestra director)

Mary Poppins (vocal and orchestra director)

Tarzan (vocal and orchestra director)

The Drowsy Chaperone (orchestra director)

The Little Mermaid (vocal and orchestra director)

Willy Wonka (vocal and orchestra director)

The Addams Family (orchestra director)

© 2019 by Brian W. Buterbaugh.

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