Jul
09

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Interior of Jackson Symphony Orchestra damaged by storm flooding – MLive.com
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Interior of Jackson SymphonyOrchestradamaged by storm flooding
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JACKSON, MI — Restoration crews were hard at work Friday, cleaning and repairing flood damage caused at the Jackson SymphonyOrchestra, 214 W. Michigan Ave., by late-night storms, July 7. Cleanup crews from Belfor Property Restoration were called …

Review: Joshua Bell, Boston Symphony Orchestra outstanding on opening night – MassLive.com
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Review: Joshua Bell, Boston SymphonyOrchestraoutstanding on opening night
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That's because Friday was the first night this season the Boston SymphonyOrchestraperformed at this glorious gem nestled in the Berkshires. And without the BSO, there would be no Tanglewood since they created this performing arts center in the 1930s

Science lesson: How singers make themselves heard above a huge orchestra – Slipped Disc
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Science lesson: How singers make themselves heard above a hugeorchestra
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One strategy is to maximize their sound output at frequencies above 2,000 Hz. This is because anorchestrais typically loudest around 500 Hz, with the sound level dropping off quickly at higher frequencies. Furthermore, the ear is most sensitive

Black Lives Matter in the Orchestra Pit, Too – Village Voice
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Black Lives Matter in theOrchestraPit, Too
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Lee, who reached out to Bryan after becoming aware of her expertise in combining composition and social justice issues, had a career as a clarinetist and teaching artist but shifted focus to theorchestrawhen she realized her musical community had no …

Who is Philadelphia’s new-music orchestra director? – Philly.com (blog)
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Who is Philadelphia's new-musicorchestradirector?
Philly.com (blog)
Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer. Born in New York, raised in Miami, he has an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of Johns

Minnesota Orchestra’s Sommerfest has all the right moves this weekend – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
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MinnesotaOrchestra'sSommerfest has all the right moves this weekend
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If you're upset that the MinnesotaOrchestrahas jettisoned its decades-old tradition of performing waltzes by Johann Strauss and family at Sommerfest, its annual summer collection of concerts, be assured that there's still plenty of dance music afoot