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28

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Ozark Festival Orchestra to begin rehearsals on Tuesday – Monett Times
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Ozark FestivalOrchestrato begin rehearsals on Tuesday
Monett Times
The Ozark FestivalOrchestrawill begin rehearsals for its 37th season on Tuesday at the Monett High School Performing Arts Center. The OFO is a primarily classical musicorchestra, with pops and more modern pieces occasionally mixed into the repertory.

Local orchestra donates, shares musical talent at Callaway Elementary – WJHG-TV
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Localorchestradonates, shares musical talent at Callaway Elementary
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CALLAWAY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Members of the UkuleleOrchestraof St. Andrews, Inc. entertained students at Callaway Elementary Friday afternoon with some of their favorite pop songs. The non-profit group performed after donating 25 ukuleles to the …

How does Minnesota Orchestra’s new Sibelius disc compare with the Lahti Symphony classic? – Minneapolis Star Tribune
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How does MinnesotaOrchestra'snew Sibelius disc compare with the Lahti Symphony classic?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Osmo Vänskä's recordings with the Lahti Symphony of the seven Sibelius symphonies, along with otherorchestralworks by the Finnish master, put both conductor andorchestraon the musical map. Released on the Swedish label BIS during the 1990s and …

Review: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Classical Masters Festival … – Fort Worth Star Telegram
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Review: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Classical Masters Festival …
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For the second year in a row, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is drawing names from the A-list of Viennese composers to kick off another season of the …
Review: Classical Masters Festival Concert 1 | Fort Worth Symphony …TheaterJones Performing Arts News

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Terra develops new orchestra program – Fremont News Messenger
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Terra develops neworchestraprogram
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FREMONT – For the past decade, Terra State's music department has hosted the Terra Chamber String Ensemble. This fall, the program expands to include a fullorchestraexperience for both student and community string, woodwind and brass players.

Iraq’s youth orchestra – a musical dream that shattered – Reuters
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Iraq's youthorchestra– a musical dream that shattered
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LONDON, Aug 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For nearly six years, young Iraqis defied the war, coming from all over the country to play in anorchestra, but the emergence of Islamic State has dashed their dream of making music to bridge deadly …

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