Maestro Wes Kenney in Vietnam

Our Vietnam Experience, Entry #10

  Director of Orchestras Wes Kenney and Violin Professor Leslie Stewart are spending ten days over break in Vietnam with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and at the National Music Academy. These entries document their unique and exciting experience! January 5, 2018 Concert Day. We leave the hotel at 8 a.m. for a 9 a.m. rehearsal. […]


Our Vietnam Experience, Entry #9

  Director of Orchestras Wes Kenney and Violin Professor Leslie Stewart are spending ten days over break in Vietnam with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and at the National Music Academy. These entries document their unique and exciting experience! January 4, 2018 It is the day before the concert and there is still much work to […]


Our Vietnam Experience, Entry #8

  Director of Orchestras Wes Kenney and Violin Professor Leslie Stewart are spending ten days over break in Vietnam with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and at the National Music Academy. These entries document their unique and exciting experience! January 3, 2018 Another morning rehearsal this time back on the Copland which was a bit rusty […]


Vietnamese National Symphony Motorcycles

Our Vietnam Experience, Entry #7

  Director of Orchestras Wes Kenney and Violin Professor Leslie Stewart are spending ten days over break in Vietnam with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and at the National Music Academy. These entries document their unique and exciting experience! January 2, 2018 After three days off from this concert repertoire, it is time to renew our […]


Wes Kenny and Leslie Stewart in Vietnam

Our Vietnam Experience, Entry #6

  Director of Orchestras Wes Kenney and Violin Professor Leslie Stewart are spending ten days over break in Vietnam with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and at the National Music Academy. These entries document their unique and exciting experience! January 1, 2018 Happy New Year! For western tastes there will be no parades or football this […]


Our Vietnam Experience, Entry #5

  Director of Orchestras Wes Kenney and Violin Professor Leslie Stewart are spending ten days over break in Vietnam with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and at the National Music Academy. These entries document their unique and exciting experience! December 31, 2017 After Leslie has Pho and I opt for an omelet for breakfast, we are […]


Our Vietnam Experience, Entry #4

  Director of Orchestras Wes Kenney and Violin Professor Leslie Stewart are spending ten days over break in Vietnam with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and at the National Music Academy. These entries document their unique and exciting experience! December 30, 2017 Catching any kind of a bug on an international trip is not fun, but […]


Our Vietnam Experience, Entry #3

  Director of Orchestras Wes Kenney and Violin Professor Leslie Stewart, who is also the director of CSU’s Master of Music, Music Education Conducting Specialization, are spending ten days over break in Vietnam with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and at the National Music Academy. These entries document their unique and exciting experience! December 29, […]


Our Vietnam Experience, Entry #2

  Director of Orchestras Wes Kenney and Violin Professor Leslie Stewart are spending ten days over break in Vietnam with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and at the National Music Academy. These entries document their unique and exciting experience! December 28, 2017 The Sheraton Hanoi serves an international clientele and the breakfast in the lobby […]


Our Vietnam Experience, Entry #1

  Director of Orchestras Wes Kenney and Violin Professor Leslie Stewart are spending ten days over break in Vietnam with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and at the National Music Academy. These entries document their unique and exciting experience! December 25 to 27, 2017 There is something to be said about international travel in regards […]