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Executive director/musician Janet Chen leading chamber orchestra to greater … – Columbus Dispatch says:

Columbus Dispatch
Executive director/musician Janet Chen leading chamberorchestrato greater
Columbus Dispatch
Last month, on a Friday before the ProMusica ChamberOrchestra'sweekend concerts, the group's executive director was at her desk by 8 a.m. in theorchestra'sDiscovery District office. She tended to various administrative matters and worked ahead on …

Truly Epic: Massive One-Man “Guitar Orchestra” Plays ‘Star Wars’ Theme — Video – Guitar World Magazine says:

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Truly Epic: Massive One-Man “GuitarOrchestra” Plays 'Star Wars' Theme — Video
Guitar World Magazine
In this brand-new video (December 7), Cooper Carter plays the parts of all 31 instruments heard in the original,orchestralversion of the Star Wars theme song—on guitar! We're talking about the fullorchestrahere, including the oboe parts, the flute

Formerly Locked Out Minnesota Orchestra Musicians Invest in Management – The Nonprofit Quarterly (blog) says:

The Nonprofit Quarterly (blog)
Formerly Locked Out MinnesotaOrchestraMusicians Invest in Management
The Nonprofit Quarterly (blog)
A surplus of $15,000 on an annual operating budget of just over $31 million might not seem like cause for celebration. But at the MinnesotaOrchestra, which last week reported its 2015 fiscal year results, that slim margin is a vast improvement over

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Valdosta Symphony Orchestra performs tonight – WTOC says:

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Valdosta SymphonyOrchestraperforms tonight
The South Georgia String Project, a joint venture of the Valdosta State University Department of Music and the Valdosta SymphonyOrchestra, will present its winter concert at 6:00 p.m. in Whitehead Auditorium. Admission is free of charge, and the
School of Music Chosen for National ProjectSouthern Miss Now

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Concert review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra is fun blend of heavy metal and … – says:
Concert review: Trans-SiberianOrchestrais fun blend of heavy metal and
… laser lights, rising platform stages – of the best 1980s heavy metal concert acts. Length: 145 minutes. Attendance: 17,642 (both shows). GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Trans-SiberianOrchestrais pseudo-classical Christmas-pirate conceptual-prog Broadway metal.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Percussionist Cynthia Yeh’s Favorite Gear – Wall Street Journal says:

Wall Street Journal
Chicago SymphonyOrchestraPercussionist Cynthia Yeh's Favorite Gear
Wall Street Journal
People made fun of me when I first got it because it's so bloody huge, but I use a Samsung SSNHZ 0.00 % Galaxy Note II to draw the stage diagrams I send to the crew that sets everything up for us. This afternoon we're performing Leonard Bernstein's