As written in the Advocate article, “LPO to perform works by former longtime CAC director Jay Weigel”. BY DEAN M. SHAPIRO | Special to The Advocate NOV 27, 2018 – 10:00 AM
Born and raised in New Orleans, Weigel, 59, attended De la Salle High School and played upright bass. While taking bass lessons, he developed an interest in composing for orchestra, and one of his compositions was performed and recorded by the New Orleans Civic Symphony. “It helped me get into grad school at USC (University of Southern California),” Weigel said. Read the full article here.