What’s it like being a pops conductor?
Grammy award winner, Victor Vanacore started playing piano professionally in his teens. Now as a Pops conductor, he directs an entire orchestra, which a playing gigantic instrument composed of multiple talents and different personalities. Getting them to all work together is the high-wire act of music. Victor tries to make his arrangements fun for the audience and challenging for the orchestra. He also has been musical director for many great singers, including Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis and Ray Charles. For more about Victor click here.