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How Britten Sinfonia keep reinventing the chamber orchestra – Telegraph.co.uk
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How Britten Sinfonia keep reinventing the chamberorchestra
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Many ensembles claim they want to “reinvent the chamberorchestra“, but the Britten Sinfonia does it especially well. There's nothing doctrinaire about them; they don't throw the baby of tradition out with the bath-water of routine. They keep the

After 63 years, beloved maestro is passing the baton at Brentwood-Westwood Symphony Orchestra – Los Angeles Times
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After 63 years, beloved maestro is passing the baton at Brentwood-Westwood SymphonyOrchestra
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Mills wanted to start a communityorchestra. He and a musician friend, Robert Turner, settled on the Westside. And so began the Brentwood SymphonyOrchestra, which soon became the Brentwood-Westwood SymphonyOrchestra. The United States has had …

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Kingwood Park High orchestra introduces program to support young composers – Your Houston News
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Kingwood Park Highorchestraintroduces program to support young composers
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UH sophomore Madeline Skystall (left) is the first student composer chosen to participate in the new program launched by Kingwood Park High Schoolorchestradirector, Joshua Taylor (right) to support local young composers while challenging his students

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Kate Simko Makes Room on the Dancefloor for an Orchestra on Her New Ensemble LP – THUMP
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Kate Simko Makes Room on the Dancefloor for anOrchestraon Her New Ensemble LP
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This Friday, May 6, will see the release of the debut full-length album from herself and the London ElectronicOrchestra, an all-women ensemble of seven classically trained musicians, but it's streaming below today. Those craving the usual dancefloor

Salem Pops Orchestra’s season ender features talented youth May 15 – Statesman Journal
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Salem PopsOrchestra'sseason ender features talented youth May 15
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The Salem PopsOrchestrawill present its final concert of the season, “Fresh and Fabulous,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Historic Grand Theatre, 191 High St. NE. Theorchestrawill begin with “The Star Spangled Banner” and end with “The Stars and …

SJC Orchestra plans performance this weekend – Farmington Daily Times
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SJCOrchestraplans performance this weekend
Farmington Daily Times
FARMINGTON – The musicians he'll be leading in a concert this weekend may go by the collective name of the San Juan CollegeOrchestra, but Assistant Professor of Music Teun Fetz says that tidy moniker hardly begins to describe the variety of people who …