By Richard Meyer
Highland String Orchestra
Written in honor of the Texas Orchestra Directors Association 50th anniversary, Lonestar Variations is the perfect way to show off all facets of your orchestra’s playing abilities. The five variations on the folk tune "Streets of Laredo" go through five different keys, five different time signatures, and five very distinct moods. Each section is featured in their own variation, followed by a virtuosic finale that is sure to stir up everyone in your audience. As educational as they come, this selection is a must for your next festival or contest!