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Arlington High orchestra director steps down – Fort Worth Star Telegram
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Arlington Highorchestradirector steps down
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Before Keefer took over the highly successfulorchestrain 2013, the program was directed by his mother, Linda Keefer, for nearly 40 years. The district has named assistant director Katrina Grenz as interim director until another director can be hired

Plainfield Symphony Orchestra to play Feb. 21 – MyCentralJersey.com
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Plainfield SymphonyOrchestrato play Feb. 21
The Plainfield SymphonyOrchestrawill conduct its annual free family concert at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church in Plainfield at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb 21. The program, “TheOrchestraGrows Up,” features selections that trace the development

Columbus Symphony Orchestra announces new concert season – Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
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Columbus SymphonyOrchestraannounces new concert season
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
The Columbus SymphonyOrchestraannounced its new season Saturday with nine concerts on the agenda between September and April 2016. “We want to entertain (our audience), we want to educate them in that we want to take them places in the …

LA orchestra gives instruments to disadvantaged students – The San Luis Obispo Tribune
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LAorchestragives instruments to disadvantaged students
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
LOS ANGELES — They arrived at theorchestrathrough untraditional routes: One violin player is the son of an Ethiopian man who escaped his country's civil war. A 13-year-old girl who plays the French horn is the daughter of Guatemalan immigrants who …
LA Philharmonic's YouthOrchestraLos Angeles strikes chord in cityLos Angeles Times

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Minnesota Orchestra to play in Cuba in May – Washington Post
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MinnesotaOrchestrato play in Cuba in May
Washington Post
The MinnesotaOrchestraand Osmo Vänskä, its music director, announced today that it will travel to Cuba for two performances in Havana this spring. Playing on May 15 and 16 as part of the CubaDisco Festival, the country's biggest music festival, the …
MinnesotaOrchestrawill tour Cuba in MayMinneapolis Star Tribune
MinnesotaOrchestraGoing to CubaNew York Times (blog)
Minnesota to be first USorchestrato play in Cuba since diplomatic thawReuters
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Fresh Cut Orchestra, a Jazz Band That’s Hard to Define – New York Times
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Fresh CutOrchestra, a Jazz Band That's Hard to Define
New York Times
The Fresh CutOrchestrais a new young 10-piece Philadelphia-jazz municipality, a little hard to define and very much worth looking into. It's a well-drilled band with three different leaders: the trumpeter Josh Lawrence, the bassist Jason Fraticelli