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Mississippi poet laureate to appear with USM Symphony Orchestra – Hattiesburg American
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Mississippi poet laureate to appear with USM SymphonyOrchestra
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The University of Southern Mississippi SymphonyOrchestrawill present a concert entitled “Made in America” that will feature Natasha Trethewey, the current Mississippi Poet Laureate and former United States Poet Laureate on Nov. 6 at Bennett Auditorium.

Conductor Fouad Fakhouri celebrates 10 years with Fayetteville Symphony … – Fayetteville Observer
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Conductor Fouad Fakhouri celebrates 10 years with Fayetteville Symphony
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When Fouad Fakhouri thought about composing a piece to mark his 10th anniversary leading the Fayetteville SymphonyOrchestra, he thought “Star Trek.” “I wanted it to be like the beginning of a Hollywood blockbuster movie,” Fakhouri said. “You could put

Another Orchestra Teeters on the Brink—This Time, in Europe – The Nonprofit Quarterly
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AnotherOrchestraTeeters on the Brink—This Time, in Europe
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NPQ readers are not likely to be surprised by the news that another majororchestrahas sent out an S.O.S., signaling that it may not have the funds to play on beyond 2014. In recent years, we've covered budget deficits, labor disputes, bankruptcies

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra turns 80 – BurlingtonFreePress.com
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Vermont SymphonyOrchestraturns 80
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No one makes a living solely by performing in the Vermont SymphonyOrchestra, according to the man who leads it, conductor/music-director/violinist Jaime Laredo. That, he said, is a big reason the VSO appeals to him so much. “It's not just a job and

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Minnesota Orchestra to offer shorter concerts – Minneapolis Star Tribune
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MinnesotaOrchestrato offer shorter concerts
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Saying it offers “a burst of culture for busy lifestyles,” MinnesotaOrchestrawill launch a series of hour-long concerts in January. “Symphony in 60” breaks down some of the formality of the concertgoing experience and gets audiences in and out of
Petersburg SymphonyOrchestrakicks off concert season on SundayProgress Index
Casey McGrath to solo withorchestraat Saturday concertLaSalle News Tribune
MinnesotaOrchestraoffers three new hour-long concertsTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
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D.M. Community Orchestra to debut civil rights opus – DesMoinesRegister.com
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D.M. CommunityOrchestrato debut civil rights opus
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When the composer Keith McCutchen folded the anthem “Lift Every Voice and Sing” into his new piece for the Des Moines CommunityOrchestra, he took the lyrics at their word. It's every voice, so the audience can sing along. “I'll clear the way with the