Tag: The North Carolina Symphony
Maestro William Henry Curry conducts both classical music staples and show-stopping highlights from past Summerfest seasons, culminating in a finale performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, always an unforgettable live music experience.
The North Carolina Symphony pays tribute next week to the men and women who have kept America safe for generations.
“This was the first Mardi Gras after Katrina struck in August 2005,” Curry notes. “Preceding this day, there was a great deal of discussion whether or not there should even be a celebration of this sort just six months after the disaster, but as one native New Orleanian memorably put it, ‘We need this Mardi Gras for us. We need it to help heal us.’”
The North Carolina Symphony will present the 2010 Maxine Swalin Award for an Outstanding Music Educator to Charlotte teacher Judith C. Booth on May 29 during a 6:00 p.m. reception at Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Regency Park. The award is presented annually to a North Carolina music teacher who serves the community as a… Read More ›
The North Carolina Symphony is now inviting nominations for the 2010 Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator. The Maxine Swalin Award is presented annually to a North Carolina music teacher who: Makes a lasting difference in the lives of students of all abilities and backgrounds Serves the community in an exemplary manner as a… Read More ›