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