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Marilyn Carlson Nelson named chair-elect of Minnesota Orchestra board – Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Marilyn Carlson Nelson named chair-elect of MinnesotaOrchestraboard
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The scion who brought the MinnesotaOrchestrato Cuba last year will soon lead its board. Marilyn Carlson Nelson, former CEO of the hospitality giant Carlson Cos., will become theorchestra'sboard chairwoman, the state's largest performing arts

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Chamber Players International forms Long Island Concert Orchestra post Philharmonic’s demise – Newsday
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Chamber Players International forms Long Island ConcertOrchestrapost Philharmonic's demise
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Long Island has a new professional symphonyorchestra. Six months after the sudden demise of the Long Island Philharmonic, Chamber Players International announced that it is forming the Long Island ConcertOrchestrain collaboration with David Stewart …

“We certainly didn’t want to sound like one of our other bands,” Giraffe Tongue Orchestra’s Ben Weinman says – RollingStone.com
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“We certainly didn't want to sound like one of our other bands,” Giraffe TongueOrchestra'sBen Weinman says
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Four years after they first spoke about working together, the Alice in Chains singer bumped into Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds while “perusing the prepared food section” – and the two rekindled the idea of teaming up in Giraffe TongueOrchestra, Hinds

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra serves up a sandwich of sad and sweet – Los Angeles Times
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Los Angeles ChamberOrchestraserves up a sandwich of sad and sweet
Los Angeles Times
Not quite two weeks after turning 60, Jeffrey Kahane began his 20thand final season as music director of the Los Angeles ChamberOrchestralast weekend. He was buoyant, opening with one of Bach's most overtly jubilant cantatas and ending with what the …

Young musicians are living their dreams, thanks to a recycled orchestra – CBS News
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Young musicians are living their dreams, thanks to a recycledorchestra
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A group of young musicians in Paraguay live in a village formed from a municipal landfill. Its residents used to be known as trash pickers, but today, they're known for the incredible music they make. At first glance, there's nothing unusual about the

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UK gets its third gay orchestra – Slipped Disc
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UK gets its third gayorchestra
Slipped Disc
If I were thinking about playing in an amateurorchestramy choice oforchestrawould be determined by a combination of factors including the musical standard of theorchestra, specialisation of repertoire (if any), geographical location/convenience of