Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 10:00am
1707 16th Street Vero Beach, FL 32960
STRAUSS Also Sprach Zarathustra
SILVESTRI Back to the Future
WILLIAMS Jurassic Park
WILLIAMS The Lost World
GIACCHINO Jurassic World
NEWMAN Ice Age
CURTIN Meet the Flintstones
BARRY Out of Africa
WILLIAMS Buckbeat's Flight from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
SAINT SAENS Danse Macabre
Michele Wallace Campanelli, author
Eric Pinder, narrator
Angela Moretti, artist
Jennifer Royals, children's coordinator
Families will love the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra’s presentation of Rex and Friends, a fun and exciting concert for the whole family. This FREE concert will feature another enjoyable, original story by national best-selling author, Michele Wallace Campanelli. Similar to an orchestrated “story time,” the family concert will be narrated by actor, Eric Pinder. Rex and Friends will feature kid-tested musical selections from Back to the Future, Jurassic Park, The Lost World, Jurassic World, Harry Potter, Ice Age, Meet the Flintstones, Out of Africa, Madagascar and more. Illustrations for Rex and Friends by SCSO bassoonist and professional graphic artist, Angela Moretti will be shown on screen during the program, along with with movie clips. Be sure to come early and in costume, for pre-concert activities for the youngsters, including musical crafts and games, an instrument petting zoo and our dino costume contest—prizes to be awarded during the concert.
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Eric Pinder is an acclaimed actor, director, and writer who has performed in the Central Florida area for twenty five years. At home in drama, comedy, and musicals he has appeared with Mad Cow Theatre, Orlando Shakes, Florida Opera Theatre, Sarasota Symphony as well as various theme parks. He has performed in twenty two Orlando Fringe Festivals, having written seven of his own works including Driving Miss Cherry Blossom which was awarded Critic’s Choice “Best Comedy.” He holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Michigan State University and an MFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Florida. Some of his favorite roles include Officer Lockstock (Urinetown), Fagin (Oliver), Major-General Stanley (Pirates of Penzance), Lucius (The Explorers Club), Richard (The Exit Interview), Louis (Shipwrecked!) and The Chairman (Mystery of Edwin Drood). He has directed plays, musicals and operas including Gianni Schicci, Carmen, Amahl and The Night Visitors, Les Mamelles de Teresias, The Seven Year Itch, Jeffrey, Secrets Every Smart Traveller Should Know, and for Space Coast Symphony, The Merry Widow (which he also adapted) and assisted with The Mikado. He will be directing Brighton Beach Memoirs In January. Eric is an avid Ice Hockey fan and is finishing the libretto for a hockey opera called Goaliedammerung.
Angela Moretti has been playing bassoon with the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra since 2014 and enjoys spending her time working on music, illustration, and photography. Her education includes a Bachelor of Music Education degree from The Florida State University and a Master of Arts from the University of Central Florida.
Her most recent job as an Army Musician utilized all three areas of interest- she traveled to South Korea and San Antonio serving the country in the Army Bands while also gaining experience as a social media manager, photographer, videographer, and graphic designer. Her design work has included logos and other material for the 8th Army Band and the 323d Army Band, the Diving Medical Officer Course on Fort Sam Houston, and the National Museum of Civil Defense. Her first published illustrations were featured in “Josie the Itty-Bitty Elephant”- a collaboration with her sister-in-law and author, Lacee Moretti.
Angela currently resides in San Antonio, Texas with her fiancé Nick. She serves as the Vice President of the National Museum of Civil Defense and plays bassoon in several groups in the San Antonio area. She enjoys returning to Florida to perform with her Space Coast Symphony Orchestra family as often as possible!