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Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra to perform at final Strings on Sunday – Rockford Register Star
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Turtle Creek ChamberOrchestrato perform at final Strings on Sunday
Rockford Register Star
ROCKFORD — The Turtle Creek ChamberOrchestrawill perform at the final Strings on Sunday music series at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Road. Theorchestrafeatures young musicians from the Stateline area who …

EMF trains tomorrow’s orchestra conductors – Greensboro News & Record (blog)
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EMF trains tomorrow'sorchestraconductors
Greensboro News & Record (blog)
Cooper has led the West Virginia SymphonyOrchestrasince 2001. Novo leads the Annapolis SymphonyOrchestrain Maryland and the Binghamton Philharmonic in New York. They spend their summers teaching and leading two studentorchestrasat EMF.

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s First Asian Tour – The Epoch Times
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Shen Yun SymphonyOrchestra'sFirst Asian Tour
The Epoch Times
New York-based Shen Yun SymphonyOrchestra, which blends the spirit of Chinese music with the power of a Westernorchestra, will launch its first Asian tour this year, delivering 18 performances in Japan and Taiwan, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 3. Tickets

So this youth orchestra dropped in at an all-girls’ tech college…. – Slipped Disc
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So this youthorchestradropped in at an all-girls' tech college….
Slipped Disc
After playing Nino Rota's 'La Strada', NYO InspireOrchestragave an explosive encore that really got the crowd going at Selly Park Technology College for Girls. This performance was part of NYO InspireOrchestra'sconcert tour (7-10 July 2016) around

An Unusual Bequest to Each Member of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra – New York Times
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An Unusual Bequest to Each Member of the Detroit SymphonyOrchestra
New York Times
When Marjorie S. Fisher, a philanthropist whose family have been major supporters of the Detroit SymphonyOrchestra, died last June, her will revealed an unusual item: She left $390,000 directly to the musicians, bequeathing $5,000 to each of the 78 …
Orchestramembers each get $5K after philanthropist's deathSarasota Herald-Tribune
Music lover leaves $5000 to every player in theorchestraSlipped Disc
Surprise! 78 DSO musicians each receive $5000 bequestDetroit Free Press
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Wilder’s zesty Octets brought to life at Orchestra Hall – Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Wilder's zesty Octets brought to life atOrchestraHall
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Alec Wilder, one of America's most engaging and underappreciated composers, died of cancer on Christmas Eve in 1980 in Gainesville, Fla. — “just in time,” said a friend, “to keep from becoming better known.” The composer of remarkably original music