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History of the Symphony: 300 Years in 60 Minutes

The Hudson Library & Historical Society is pleased to offer the new Classical Music for Everyone series, a series of free concerts and educational programs designed to engage and education all ages on the form and history of Classical Music. In collaboration with...

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Artist Profile: Jorge Garza

As his brush moves across the canvas, artist Jorge Garza embraces the freedom of expressing himself in a different medium. Jorge, who moved to San Diego from Mexico in 1983 with his wife and two daughters to work as an architect, enjoys the opportunity to explore the...

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ASO to welcome Angela Cheng as guest artist on September 29

The Akron Symphony Orchestra is pleased to welcome pianist Angela Cheng as a guest artist for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, "Elvira Madigan" on Sept. 29. Consistently praised for her brilliant technique, tonal beauty and superb musicianship, Angela is a...

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ASO to welcome Jinjoo Cho as guest artist on March 16

The Akron Symphony Orchestra is pleased to welcome violinist Jinjoo Cho as a guest artist for Korngold’s Violin Concerto No. 3 on March 16, 2019. Jinjoo has established herself as one of the most vibrant, engaging and charismatic violinists of her generation. A Gold...

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Akron Symphony Chorus to hold auditions in August

The Akron Symphony Chorus will hold auditions for the 2018-19 season on August 8. Auditions are by appointment only. Auditions will take place from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The University of Akron’s Guzzetta Hall, Room 354. Those auditioning for the Akron Symphony Chorus...

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ASO to open Summer Concert Season on July 29

Join the Akron Symphony Orchestra and the City of Akron for a series of free outdoor concerts this summer at area parks. The concerts will feature a bounty of popular favorites, including Rossini’s The Barber of Seville Overture, selections from Leonard Bernstein’s...

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AYS selects Meredith Gallagher as Concerto winner

Meredith Gallagher is a sophomore at Cuyahoga Falls High School, and she has been a member of the Akron Youth Symphony for three years. She began taking violin lessons at the Western Reserve Suzuki School when she was three years old, studying with Dr. Marlene Moses,...

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