El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras name director

El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras name director
The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras and El Paso Symphony Orchestra boards of trustees announced the appointment of James O. Welsch as music director and general manager of the EPSYOs and assistant conductor of EPSO. We are very fortunate to have James …
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League of American Orchestras & New Music USA Announce 12 New Music Alive Residencies
Twelve orchestras and composers have been selected to receive Music Alive: New Partnerships grants of $ 7,500 each, the League of American Orchestras and New Music USA announced today. Matching composers and orchestras who have not previously worked …
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5 Bizarre Dark Sides to Modern Orchestras
Most people think of the orchestra as a hoity-toity elevator music club invented for your granny’s listening pleasure. And while it’s true that most members of their audiences are probably knocking on death’s door, playing in one must still be an honorable …
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Symphony orchestras survive, thrive in smaller communities

musicSymphony orchestras survive, thrive in smaller communities
Posted: Monday, July 11, 2016 12:12 pm Symphony orchestras survive, thrive in smaller communities Associated Press | 0 comments PITTSBURGH (AP) — Their day jobs vary. They’re teachers …
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Message to symphony orchestras in troubled times: Think positive
Fifty years ago, a group of 30 musicians from a dozen different orchestras in the U.S. and Canada met at Roosevelt University here to discuss how they could save their beleaguered profession. It was a terrible time for symphony players. In 1962 …
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British orchestras to get tax relief from April 2016
At the end of last week, chancellor George Osborne announced that Britain’s orchestras are to get tax relief from April 2016 onwards. Based on a system already in place for theatres and the film industry, UK orchestras will see a reduction in Corporation …
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The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is one of four American orchestras chosen to perform at a festival in Washington, D.C., in 2018

musicThe Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is one of four American orchestras chosen to perform at a festival in Washington, D.C., in 2018
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is one of four American orchestras chosen to perform at a festival in Washington, D.C., in 2018. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Washington Performing Arts say the Indianapolis …
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Orlando orchestra’s leader leaps from cellist to conductor
That’s an urgent question for orchestras across the United States seeking to revitalize their audiences. A study sponsored by the League of American Orchestras showed ticket subscriptions declined by 3.6 percent from 2005 to 2014. The study recommended …
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It’s a bird! It’s a crane! For St. Paul composer, Afton retreat furnishes nature’s soundtrack
His music has been performed by leading orchestras and ensembles, including the Atlanta and Detroit symphonies, the Minnesota and Philadelphia orchestras, Auckland Philharmonia, Dale Warland Singers and James Sewell Ballet. One of his works — perhaps one …
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Renowned violinist Zukerman to appear with Greensboro Symphony

musicRenowned violinist Zukerman to appear with Greensboro Symphony
GREENSBORO — When Pinchas Zukerman, a superstar classical violinist, joins the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra in two performances this week, Marjorie Bagley will perform just a few feet away from her mentor. Bagley, the symphony’s acting …
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Violinist Daniel Hope to honor his mentor, Yehudi Menuhin
The sterling British violinist Daniel Hope was 6 months old when he arrived in Europe in 1973 from his native South Africa, where his father, novelist and antiapartheid activist Christopher Hope, had been granted a visa to leave with the proviso that …
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Alan Futterman: The Force is strong with these OrKIDstra concerts
Mya King, a high school junior, is our pianist extraordinaire and a winner of the 2015 Bremerton Symphony Young Artist Competition. After the very first rehearsal, one of our violinists commented that Mya does not just play the difficult passages, she …
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