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National Orchestra Festival Winner Announced

The National Orchestra Festival (NOF) winner was announced on March 21 at the 2015 American String Teachers Association (ASTA) conference in Salt Lake City. The winning orchestra, hailing from Las Vegas, Nevada, was Clark High School led by conductor Chuck Cushinery.The high school orchestra, who showcased…See More
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National Orchestra Festival Winner Announced

The National Orchestra Festival (NOF) winner was announced on March 21 at the 2015 American String Teachers Association (ASTA) conference in Salt Lake City. The winning orchestra, hailing from Las Vegas, Nevada, was Clark High School led by conductor Chuck Cushinery.The high school orchestra, who showcased…See More
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World Premiere of James Newton Howard's New Violin Concerto

Dateline: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, Saturday, March 14, 8 p.m., 2015Carl St. Clair and the Pacific Symphony celebrated their 25 years together as Music Director and Orchestra with a concert rooted in proud, deep emotions and sad memories; it was celebrated also by the glamorous audience that filled…See More
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World Premiere of James Newton Howard's New Violin Concerto

Dateline: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, Saturday, March 14, 8 p.m., 2015Carl St. Clair and the Pacific Symphony celebrated their 25 years together as Music Director and Orchestra with a concert rooted in proud, deep emotions and sad memories; it was celebrated also by the glamorous audience that filled…See More
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Stephanie Powell's blog post was featured

Last Sheet-Music Store in New York Closes

Strings associate editor Stephanie Powell reports: “What’s on your mind?” asks Heidi Rogers, owner of Frank Music Company, “What do you want to ask me?”It’s been a long week. March 6 marked the last day Rogers would handwrite a receipt, tie it up in a blue envelope, and…See More
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Last Sheet-Music Store in New York Closes

Strings associate editor Stephanie Powell reports: “What’s on your mind?” asks Heidi Rogers, owner of Frank Music Company, “What do you want to ask me?”It’s been a long week. March 6 marked the last day Rogers would handwrite a receipt, tie it up in a blue envelope, and…See More
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SoCal Scor! Camp at Southern California

May 7, 2015 at 10:30am to May 9, 2015 at 3:30pm
A string camp for adults, including violin, viola, cello, & bass. Scor! offers chamber music, orchestra, technique sessions, & specialized instruction with accomplished faculty. There are multiple tracks to fit various playing levels.See More
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April is Audition Month at Midwest Young Artists at Midwest Young Artists Center

April 1, 2015 at 3pm to April 30, 2015 at 8pm
(FORT SHERIDAN, IL) — Midwest Young Artists (MYA) is holding auditions for talented young instrumentalists and singers who would like to perform in critically acclaimed orchestras, big bands, choruses and chamber or jazz ensembles for the 2015-16 concert season. Students interested in auditioning can do so this April (www.mya.org/audition). Rehearsals take place on weekends at the Highwood MYA Center. MYA is a full-curriculum pre-college music school…See More
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Requiem and Elegy at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church

April 11, 2015 from 8pm to 10pm
Plainfield - Crescent Concerts presents "Requiem and Elegy" on Saturday, April 11 at 8pm at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church. The Choral Society will sing works by Cherubini and Beethoven, accompanied by professional orchestra. Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, 716 Watchung Ave, Plainfield. Tickets are $5-20 at the door. For more information, please call (908) 756-2468 or visit http://crescentconcerts.org.See More
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National Orchestra Festival Winner Announced

The National Orchestra Festival (NOF) winner was announced on March 21 at the 2015 American String Teachers Association (ASTA) conference in Salt Lake City. The winning orchestra, hailing from Las Vegas, Nevada, was Clark High School led by conductor Chuck Cushinery.

The…

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Posted by Stephanie Powell on March 23, 2015 at 12:13pm

World Premiere of James Newton Howard's New Violin Concerto

Dateline: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, Saturday, March 14, 8 p.m., 2015

Carl St. Clair and the Pacific Symphony celebrated their 25 years together as Music Director and Orchestra with a concert rooted in proud, deep emotions and sad memories; it was celebrated also by the…

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Posted by Laurence Vittes on March 17, 2015 at 1:24pm

Last Sheet-Music Store in New York Closes

Strings associate editor Stephanie Powell reports:

 

“What’s on your mind? ” asks Heidi Rogers, owner of Frank Music Company, “What do you want to ask me?”

It’s been a long week. March 6 marked the last day Rogers…

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Posted by Stephanie Powell on March 16, 2015 at 3:00pm

Glenn Dicterow Teams Up with NCCO

Strings associate editor Stephanie Powell reports:

“Quiet,” says cellist Michelle Djokic of the New Century Chamber Orchestra (NCCO) to her gregarious and chatty cohorts. “The boss has something to say!”

“Which boss?” quips Glenn Dicterow, the New York Philharmonic’s former longtime concertmaster.

It's the March 4 rehearsal at the Kanbar Performing Arts…

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Posted by Greg Cahill on March 7, 2015 at 4:12pm

Calidore Quartet Launches New CD at Colburn School

Dateline: Thayer Hall, Colburn School, Los Angeles, Saturday evening, January 17, 2015

To celebrate the launch of their first CD, the Calidore Quartet (violinists Jeffrey Myers and Ryan Meehan, violist Jeremy Berry, cellist Estelle Choi) returned to the Colburn School in Los Angeles where it all started in 2010.  Named after the state in which they were  formed and its shining…

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Posted by Laurence Vittes on January 19, 2015 at 12:45pm

Auryn Quartet Continues its Neverending Story in Los Angeles

Dateline: Doheny Mansion, Los Angeles, Friday, February 20, 8 p.m., 2015

In the midst of a grueling, month-long US tour, the Auryn Quartet made their third appearance on DaCamera Society's Chamber Music In Historic SItes series with Mozart K.458 "The Hunt," Beethoven Op. 18 No.…

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Posted by Laurence Vittes on February 21, 2015 at 6:23pm

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