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02

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Orchestra has new tunes for Independence Day – The Courier-Journal
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Orchestrahas new tunes for Independence Day
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For the second year, Teddy Abrams leads the LouisvilleOrchestrafor an Independence Day celebration on Waterfront Park's Great Lawn in a concert that includes popular music and original works by local artists. Among this year's guests are Houndmouth …

Phila. Orchestra musicians mentor young players in Carnegie collaboration – Philly.com
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Phila.Orchestramusicians mentor young players in Carnegie collaboration
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“They're getting a chance to work in ways that they wouldn't in their home town,” said PhiladelphiaOrchestrabassist Joe Conyers, who is particularly keen to work with what's called the URC contingent – students from under-represented communities.

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Knoxville Symphony Orchestra hosts free July 4 concert, includes Pat Summitt tribute – Local 8 Now
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Knoxville SymphonyOrchestrahosts free July 4 concert, includes Pat Summitt tribute
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Music Director Aram Demirjian will conduct theorchestrain patriotic music as part of the City of Knoxville's Festival on the Fourth. The KSO will honor Coach Pat Summitt with a moment of silence and an on-screen tribute while theorchestraplays
Knoxville SymphonyOrchestrato honor Pat Summit in Independence Day concertKnoxville News Sentinel

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Meet Grant Park Orchestra’s new 21-year-old wunderkind – Chicago Tribune
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Meet Grant ParkOrchestra'snew 21-year-old wunderkind
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Marlea Simpson, a native of suburban Dallas, first came to Chicago in 2014 to take part in Project Inclusion, a partnership between the Grant Park Music Festival and Chicago Sinfonietta that aims to diversifyorchestraensembles. She was a freshman at …

At Penn’s Landing, diverse crowd for diverse orchestra performance – Philly.com
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At Penn's Landing, diverse crowd for diverseorchestraperformance
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The storm clouds that hopscotched around the city all afternoon shed only their grace – no rain – on the PhiladelphiaOrchestraon Friday night at Penn's Landing. Earlier rumbles quieted, clearing the air for patriotic – or at least American – tunes

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Report: Orchestra must grow audience, donor base, communication skills – Philly.com
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Report:Orchestramust grow audience, donor base, communication skills
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The findings come after six months of looking under theorchestra'shood by Michael M. Kaiser, chairman of the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland and former president of the Kennedy Center in Washington. Kaiser conducted …