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Chamber Music in the Community

Two ensembles from the orchestra will be playing in local museums in November. Discovery Museum  On Saturday November 3, 2018 at 3pm, the Concord Woodwind Quintet will play at the Discovery Museum. The music is especially for families. The program

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In Memoriam Lore Pittman

With sadness, orchestra members learned of Lore Pittman’s passing this spring. She has been coming to our concerts as long as Dick has been conducting, which is 50 years. She was beloved by us all for her gentle friendship and

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NPR’s From the Top presents our Young Artist concerto winner

Young Artist violinist Alex Goldberg performed on Show 349 of NPR’s From the Top  on February 11, 2018. Alex played a movement from Robert Schumann’s first Sonata in A minor. The program was taped before a live audience at Jordan

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Oboist and program annotator Richard Porter has died

The  orchestra mourns again this month. This time it is for one of our own. Richard Porter was a member of the oboe section and wrote extensively researched program notes for the orchestra for over 40 years. He was a

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Our beloved jazz singer Marlene VerPlanck has died

The whole orchestra is saddened to hear of the passing of Marlene VerPlanck in January. It was such a pleasure to have her perform with us. Her performance was polished and gracious, and her jazzy style was perfect for the

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