Jun
11

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Orchestra in Thailand is made up entirely of blind musicians – Mashable
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Orchestrain Thailand is made up entirely of blind musicians
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In Thailand, some Buddhists view physical or intellectual disability as punishment manifested for wrongdoing in a past life. The Thai BlindOrchestra, made up of children as young as 9, hopes to help combat this perception through its musical training

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Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra hires new conductor – KWLM (Willmar Radio)
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Willmar Area SymphonicOrchestrahires new conductor
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(Willmar MN-) The Willmar Area SymphonicOrchestrahas hired a new Music Director/Conductor. On Friday they announced the hiring of Stephen J. Ramsey…Ramsey is the founding music director of the Dakota Valley Symphony. He is in his 31st season …
Bowie, Motown, FINAL FANTASY, Queen and Seth MacFarlane Set for Houston Symphony's Summer 2016 SeriesBroadway World

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London brands another orchestra – Slipped Disc
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London brands anotherorchestra
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On Tuesday 28th June the London Musical TheatreOrchestra(LMTO) will be hosting its inaugural gala evening which will also serve as the launch for its first professional season oforchestralperformances set to take place between September 2016 and …

Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra introduces kids to classical music – Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
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Williamsburg SymphonyOrchestraintroduces kids to classical music
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
Williamsburg-James City County elementary school students recently took part in an interactive lesson on classical music, courtesy of the Williamsburg SymphonyOrchestra. Williamsburg SymphonyOrchestra(WSO) conducted its annual “Meet the Musicians” …

In Baltimore, the largely white orchestra world talks diversity – Baltimore Sun
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In Baltimore, the largely whiteorchestraworld talks diversity
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The League of AmericanOrchestras, representing a mostly white industry, opens a three-day national conference Thursday in a majority African-American city at a time of increased racial tensions and heightened awareness of economic and educational …
League of AmericanOrchestrasExplores Diversity in National Conference in Baltimore, Beginning TodayBroadway World

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To play in a school orchestra, Ventura County students must live in the right district – Ventura County Star
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To play in a schoolorchestra, Ventura County students must live in the right district
Ventura County Star
If you want to play violin in a high schoolorchestra, you have to live in the right school district, or transfer into one. Six local school districts have strings programs in at least one of their high schools, most of them on the more affluent east