Northeast Atlanta Ballet Orchestra
Founded in 2007, Northeast Atlanta Ballet Orchestra (NEABO) is under the direction of founding conductor, Robert Trocina, and serves as the orchestra Northeast Atlanta Ballet's full length performances of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty ballets, Prokofiev's Cinderella ballet, and our original family production of Peter Pan. NEABO is comprised of approximately 50 musicians primarily from Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra. NEABO is made up of both volunteer and professional musicians. Orchestra Members include music faculty from New School of Music, local school music programs and universities, and community musicians. Membership in NEABO is by audition with the conductor or by invitation. Interested musicians may enquire about membership throughout the year based on chair availability. Please complete the application here.
Robert Trocina, Music Director
Born in New Jersey and raised in Atlanta's arts communities, Mr. Trocina serves as artistic director of Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Association, Inc. and music director of Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra (2005-present). Mr. Trocina is music director for Northeast Atlanta Ballet where he conducts full-length productions of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake; Prokofiev’s Cinderella and Peter Pan (2006-present). He made his opera debut with Capitol City Opera (GA) where he conducted full-length performances of Mozart's The Impresario and Puccini's Gianni Schicchi (2008). Mr. Trocina previously served as associate conductor and board member of the Atlanta Wind Symphony (1998-2003) and music director of Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra (1997-2006). His recent guest conducting appointments include Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra, Atlanta Musicians Orchestra and Capitol City Opera (GA). read more here