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1 hr ago | Canada.com

Procol Harum teams up at Bluesfest Thursday with NACO, Ottawa choir

Lee Hayes conducts the choir practice on Sunday, July 6, 2014. Hayes and the choir will be performing with Procol Harum at the RBC Bluesfest.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Procol Harum, Arts, Dance, Canada,

5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Summer Fun: San Francisco Symphony stirs in Pink Martini, Pixar, ABBA, and more

I understand that conductor Edwin Outwater , who directs San Francisco Symphony's summer concerts , went to college with Thomas Lauderdale , who founded and leads the one-of-a-kind group Pink Martini.

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Related Topix: Easy-Listening, Pink Martini, ABBA, Arts, Pop/Rock, San Francisco Symphony, Classical, Movies, Entertainment, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Symphony appoints Markus Stenz principal guest conductor

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has appointed Markus Stenz as principal guest conductor for a three-year term commencing with the 2015-2016 season.

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Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Current in Carmel

Indiana Wind Symphony announces new schedule

The Indiana Wind Symphony has announced its 2014-15 season concert schedule and it will feature the works of a wide variety of composers and performers.

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15 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Notable metro Detroit concerts, July 10-16

Thursday In the late '80s and '90s, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers helped lead a revival for the sort of yearning folk-rock that's long been a fixture of American dorm rooms.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Arts, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, The Eagles

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Patricia Kelly Presents Gene Kelly: the Legacy at Symphony Space Tonight

Historian and executor of the Gene Kelly Estate, Patricia Ward Kelly, will return to New York City to present her fascinating solo show Gene Kelly : THE LEGACY tonight at Symphony Space - an encore presentation of the previous two sold-out shows Kelly introduced at the Academy Of Motion Pictures at Lincoln Center in NYC.

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NBC San Diego

San Diego Symphony Hosts Free Concerts

The San Diego Symphony will host four free concerts beginning Wednesday featuring residents of underserved neighborhoods who helped create and will perform in the program.

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The Jersey Journal

New Jersey Youth Symphony awarded first place in Vienna festival

The NJYS Youth Symphony, the top ensemble among New Jersey Youth Symphony's fourteen ensembles, was awarded first place in the orchestral division of the Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival and Competition in Vienna on Sunday, July 6. The symphony joined 32 other ensembles from around the world for the festival, held July 4-8, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, Austria, New Jersey, New Zealand, Travel, Austria Travel, Europe Travel

Examiner.com

Canton Symphony Orchestra to hold ice cream social for opening of new Center

After much planning, fund raising, anticipation and construction, the Canton Symphony Orchestra will be opening the doors of the Zimmerman Symphony Center to the public on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The public is invited to tour the orchestra's newest facility.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Reference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Release DVORAK/JENUFA

Today, Reference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra released "Dvo?k/ Jan?ek," an SACD featuring Dvo?k's Symphony No.

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The Island Packet

Orchestra hires conductor for 4 more years

John Morris Russell speaks during a news conference when it was first announced that he would be the principal guest conductor for the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, in 2011.

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Digital Trends

Can't play an instrument? You can still 'paint' music with HarmonyWiz

Is there anything Jordan Rudess can't do? The prolific keyboardist for post-progressive giants Dream Theater is also an ace app designer for iOS devices, and his latest creation, HarmonyWiz , ups the ante for what his company Wizdom Music offers for both novices and professionals alike.

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Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Dream Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Nicholas Angelich and Paavo Jarvi bring disciplined and dazzling Brahms to Erato

Last April Erato released a two-CD set of the two piano concertos by Johannes Brahms, Opus 15 in D minor and Opus 83 in B-flat major.

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Related Topix: Arts

RedOrbit

Scientists Discover On-Off Switch To A Person's...

An orchestra, consisting of woodwinds, strings, percussion and brass instruments, each work off a score specific to the instrument they are playing.

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Sunherald.com

Gulf Coast Symphony names Peter Rubardt interim music director

CECILY CUMMINGS/SPECIAL TO THE SUN HERALDDobbs Dennis, Symphony secretary, and Maestro Peter Rubardt, interim music director, talk during the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra press conference on Monday, July 7, 2014, at the Biloxi Saenger Theatre.

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Related Topix: Arts, Mississippi

BroadwayWorld.com

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Senior Vice President Michael Bielski to Retire in 2015

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced today that Senior Vice President and COO Michael Bielski will retire at the end of the 2014-2015 season after 25 years with the organization.

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The Times

Painted Violins part of upcoming symphony season

Shreveport Symphony Orchestra received a shipment of violins this week, but they're not for playing -- they're for painting.

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Related Topix: Arts, Shreveport, LA, Painting, Bossier City, LA

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Bill Conti at bat for symphony outreach project

Argelia Andrade, 35, of Chula Vista was photographed with the group Danva Mexi'cayoto.

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Related Topix: Arts, Chula Vista, CA, Photography, San Diego, CA, Old Town (San Diego, CA)

MLive.com

Fireworks opens Grand Rapids Symphony's 20th Picnic Pops season

What: Picnic Pops When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, July 10-11 Where: Cannonsburg Ski Area, 6800 Cannonsburg Road NE Tickets: Lawn tickets are $15 adults, $13 students and seniors, $5 children ages 2-15; $26 for reserved chairs, and $43 for reserved table seats in advance.

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Related Topix: Arts, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, The Eagles, John Philip Sousa, Classical, Michigan, Entertainment, The Ed Sullivan Show, Television

Daily Herald

DuPage Symphony to preform 'Broadway Bonanza'

The DuPage Symphony Orchestra presents "Broadway Bonanza," a concert featuring music from the most beloved Broadway repertoire of the past century.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Schubert, Orchestras, Wheaton, IL, Opera

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