Bakersfield Symphony, filling need with video music lessons for California educators

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“The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra has released a series of distance learning videos to support local music programs,” writes Marisel Maldonado on Monday (7/27) at KGET-TV (Bakersfield, CA). “The orchestra...

July 29, 2020

Crossover musician and vocalist Rhiannon Giddens to become Silkroad’s next artistic director

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“Trained as an opera singer, Rhiannon Giddens, … a virtuoso fiddler and banjo player with a soulful voice … has delved into African-American and old-time traditions,” writes Zachary Woolfe...

July 29, 2020

Eugene Symphony cancels free summer concerts, adds online music and education resources, reconfigures 2020-21 season

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“As ongoing COVID-19 precautions persist, the Eugene Symphony Association has canceled its traditional summer schedule and is reimagining plans for its 2020-2021 season,” writes Matthew Denis in Sunday’s (7/26)...

July 29, 2020

Grand Teton Music Festival names Emma Kail executive director

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“The Grand Teton Music Festival has a new executive director,” writes Richard Anderson in Tuesday’s (7/28) Jackson Hole News and Guide (WY). “The board of the 59-year-old classical music...

July 29, 2020

Cheyenne Symphony to perform rescheduled Mahler/Beethoven concert, with social distancing

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“The pandemic effect hit the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra early on, causing it to postpone the ‘Mahler and Beethoven’ concert planned for late March,” writes Ellen Fike in Tuesday’s (7/28)...

July 29, 2020

Westmoreland Symphony heads outdoors with string quartet concert

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“A quartet of Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra string musicians will be ‘Live on the Lawn’ Friday on the grounds of the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center,” writes Shirley McMarlin in...

July 29, 2020

Sphinx Organization names recipients of 2021 Medals of Excellence

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The Sphinx Organization has announced that conductor Lina González-Granados, composer Carlos Simon, and oboist Titus Underwood are the three recipients of this year’s Sphinx Medals of Excellence. Each recipient...

July 29, 2020