The Tarrant County Orchestra is a community/collegiate symphony orchestra based in Hurst, TX. Participation is open to the public. We perform a wide variety of music, from the classical repertoire to musicals, multi-cultural works, soundtracks and pops.
Rehearsals are Sundays from 2-5pm in the rehearsal hall at Tarrant County College's Northeast Campus (NFAB 1129).
All ages, instruments, and skill levels welcome. You can register to receive college credit or you can enroll as "continuing education" for non-credit.
How To Register via Email:
Fill out this form and send it to: email@example.com
It is a PDF that you can fill out on your computer, save, and then email - you don't even need to print it out.
The course info is already pre-filled for you.
How to Register In Person:
Go to the Administration Building, [NADM 1202]
In the "Community and Industry Education" office ask to see
Ann Rodenberg (817-515-6296)
She will enroll you and take payment on the spot.
How To Register Online
*MUEN 1124 to receive college credit
*MUSX 1024 as "non-credit"
About the Conductor
Bryan English holds degrees from Texas Christian University and the University of North Texas, where he received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree. His training as a conductor includes the Royal Northern College of Music and lessons with David Amram, former Composer-in-Residence for the New York Philharmonic under Leonard Bernstein.
Dr. English has produced symphonic music for television, including soundtracks for the Starz network, broadcasts for the Loveworld USA network, and PBS specials. He also composes & produces soundtracks for the award-winning series How It Should Have Ended.
He has appeared as guest conductor/music director for the Houston Symphony, the Detroit Symphony, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Phoenix Symphony, the Mississippi Symphony, the Missouri Symphony, the Toledo Symphony, the Pacific Symphony, the Northeast Orchestra, the DFW Pops, the Yakima Symphony, the Worcester Symphony, and the Fort Worth Symphony.
His performing credits include Willie Nelson, George Strait's band, The Roots, Erykah Baduh, Chaka Khan, Robert Glasper, Wyclef Jean, the Dallas Wind Symphony, Martha Wash, Maria Schneider, Chris Brubeck, the Shelley Carrol Big Band, the Blues Brothers horn section, the Texas Wind Symphony, the San Angelo Symphony, and the Fort Worth Symphony.
Dr. English is the conductor/music director for "A Symphonic Tribute to Elvis," Brian Duprey's "Symphonic Sinatra," Dave Alexander's "The Spirit of the West," Elizabeth Montgomery's "Fill Your Heart with Christmas," the Studio B Orchestra, the Avant Chamber Ballet, "Swingtown Music's Tribute to Sinatra and Karen Carpenter," "Symphony of Kings" (featuring 3 Vegas headliners), and the Tarrant County Orchestra.