Performing with her under the musical direction of Ralph Guzzi
will be an 18-piece orchestra made up of musicians who are friends and colleagues of Groom.
Guzzi is an arranger and performer (trumpet).
He served as music director and arranger for the PBS "My Music" series.
He is director of the University of Pittsburgh Jazz Ensemble and Pittsburgh Public Schools All-City Jazz Ensemble.
has done arrangements for several orchestras and pops symphonies, including the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater production "American Rhythms" and Orchestra of the Alleghenies.