Alvin Mills founded the Brentwood-Westwood Symphony Orchestra in Los Angeles in 1955. Now, at 94, he is getting ready to hand over the baton on May 15.
His role model – his, and so many others, in conducting and longevity – was Pierre Monteux.
‘I’ll be very sorry it’s over,’ Mills tells an LA Times reporter. ‘It’s as simple as that.’
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