Conductor passes during performance

By: 11 News - Email
By: 11 News - Email

LITTLETON, Colo. (KKCO) - The longtime conductor of the Arapahoe Philharmonic suffers a heart attack during a concert, later passing away.
Vincent LaGuardia collapsed during a performance Friday night, while leading the Orchestra at Mission Hills Church in Littleton. He later passed in the hospital form a heart attack. LaGuardia had been the music director and conductor of the mostly volunteer orchestra since 1993. His wife, a violinist in the philharmonic, says her husband had suffered a massive heart attack once before, and wasn't feeling well earlier this week.

KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 142225405 -
Gray Television, Inc.