OBT's Music Director and Conductor, Niel DePonte is a finalist in YouTube's Symphony Orchestra competition and he needs your vote!
Niel is one of two remaining finalists in the marimba section - narrowed down from about 30 entrants. Winners will perform at New York City's Carnegie Hall in April! David Stabler of The Oregonian calls Niel's audition "great" and "more musical than the other contestant."
We agree completely!
To vote for Niel, click here. Press the vote button, type in "marimba," click on Niel's video and press the thumbs UP button! Please vote daily through February 22, 2009!