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12

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Songs We Love: Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, ‘Backbone’ – NPR
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Songs We Love: Thad Jones/Mel LewisOrchestra, 'Backbone'
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This tune comes from a demo tape of a band's first-ever public gig. The recording engineer was a 19-year-old college radio kid scrambling to capture 18 musicians in a tiny basement club. But half a century later, that kid now runs a record label and

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The Yale Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 50 Years – WNPR News
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The Yale SymphonyOrchestraCelebrates 50 Years
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The group was first known as the Yale Symphonic Society, and later the Yale SymphonyOrchestra. When the ensemble's first conductor Richmond Browne left Yale in 1968, they chose YSO assistant conductor and graduate student John Mauceri to lead the …
Bowie tribute among offerings for FloridaOrchestra's2016-17 seasonTBO.com
Knoxville YouthOrchestrahosts Winter ConcertWATE 6 On Your Side
The Unlikely Story of How the Hawai'i SymphonyOrchestraCame Back to LifeHONOLULUMagazine.com
Lima Ohio –WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC –Enterprise News
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At 100, orchestra has a midlife crisis – Washington Post
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At 100,orchestrahas a midlife crisis
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On Thursday, the Baltimore SymphonyOrchestracelebrates its 100th birthday. There are a lot of assumptions around centenarians. For a person, or a private-sector company, it's venerable. For anorchestra, it feels normal — as if by attaining the
Baltimore SymphonyOrchestraAbout To Celebrate 100th AnniversaryCBS Local
Boston SymphonyOrchestraUnveils WSDG-Redesigned Control RoomLive Design
BSO set to celebrate 100th birthday with partyWBAL Baltimore
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At Northwest Symphony Orchestra, a world premiere for Malala – The Seattle Times
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At Northwest SymphonyOrchestra, a world premiere for Malala
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“For Malala” grew out of a project Tonooka did for the American ComposersOrchestra, “Full Circle,” performed in New York in 2013. The conductor there liked the piece so much he suggested she pitch it to his friend Anthony Spain, music director of the …

Boston Classical Orchestra to close and new ensemble to begin – The Boston Globe
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Boston ClassicalOrchestrato close and new ensemble to begin
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Ronald A. Arky, president of BCO's board of trustees, confirmed theorchestra'splans in a phone interview with the Globe on Wednesday afternoon. He added that theorchestrafaced declining subscriptions, a deficit of more than $100,000, and a limited …

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project Fought Bloat — and Won – New York Times
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The Boston ModernOrchestraProject Fought Bloat — and Won
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BOSTON — Cast your eye over theorchestrallandscape, and the big picture could be seen as one of institutional malaise: deficits, labor strife, cowardly programming. All of which makes it imperative to celebrate those ensembles that, through luck