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Over 2K students participate with live orchestra – LaGrange Daily News says:

LaGrange Daily News
Over 2K students participate with liveorchestra
LaGrange Daily News
A highlight of the event is a few individual students going on stage to actually conduct theorchestraduring each concert. After watching young maestro Abigail McLain from Hillcrest Elementary School direct a portion of “Stars and Stripes Forever

MakeMusic Releases Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 – Business Wire (press release) says:

MakeMusic Releases Garritan PersonalOrchestra5
Business Wire (press release)
Garritan PersonalOrchestra(GPO) democratized the creation oforchestralmusic by making a comprehensive collection of virtualorchestralinstruments both accessible and affordable. GPO 5 continues in this tradition by expanding the number of included …

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Alton Band and Orchestra Builders fundraising dinner – Alton Telegraph says:
Alton Band andOrchestraBuilders fundraising dinner
Alton Telegraph
The annual Alton Band andOrchestraBuilders Dinner Auction, titled “Music is Super,” will begin with a dinner at 7 p.m. catered by Tony's Restaurant. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and tickets are $25 a person. Entertainment will be provided by the
Alton Band &OrchestraBuilders announce annual dinner

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Oscar fail: the orchestra – Slipped Disc says:

Slipped Disc
Oscar fail: theorchestra
Slipped Disc
Completely out of tune: Just when you think the Oscarorchestrahas done the worst play-off ever (for the winning director of a short doc on honor killings), it decides to play Wagner's “Flight of the Valkyries” through most of the acceptance speech of

Program surrounds kids with 30-piece professional orchestra – says:
Program surrounds kids with 30-piece professionalorchestra
PARKER – Getting hundreds of kids under the age of six to pay attention is a challenge—but it's one Tom Jensen is up for. “I believe we've succeeded for 30 years—I haven't gotten canned yet,” said Jensen, the music director for Inside theOrchestra's

The Ballroom Thieves (feat. Maine Youth Rock Orchestra), ‘Bury Me Smiling’ – NPR says:

The Ballroom Thieves (feat. Maine Youth RockOrchestra), 'Bury Me Smiling'
Singer Calin Peters and her bandmates, guitarist Martin Earley and percussionist Devin Mauch, have now teamed up with the Maine Youth RockOrchestraon a music video for its song “Bury Me Smiling,” and the combination makes for a compelling song.
String Theory: Watch Ballroom Thieves team up with the Maine Youth RockOrchestraVanyaland

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