Remembering an influential presence

The Akron Symphony Orchestra lost an influential member of the family when Ann Lane Gates passed away on Feb. 5. She was a key figure in the creation of Gospel Meets Symphony in 1993, which was originally conceived as a fundraiser for the Symphony’s recording...

Engineering an Electric Current

Eric Benjamin, Music Director of the Akron Youth Symphony, will speak at the monthly meeting of the West Akron Kiwanis on Feb. 28. A graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music with degrees in music education and orchestral conducting, Eric began his...