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In Conversation with Sarah McKoin, this week's conductor of the World Youth Wind Symphony

photo by Matthew Schlomer
Sarah McKoin conducts the World Youth Wind Symphony in rehearsal at Interlochen Arts Camp.

Sarah McKoin is Director of Bands and Professor of Conducting at Texas Tech University. This week she's at Interlochen Arts Camp conducting the World Youth Wind Symphony.

McKoin discussed her time with the Interlochen students and told listeners about the repertoire they will hear when the concert is streamed this Saturday at 7 p.m. at

The program includes music by Oscar Navarro, Jennifer Jolley, Omar Thomas, Julie Giroux and Arturo Marquez.

Nancy Deneen is the host of Music at Midday and Music by Request.