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Part Three: JOHANNES BRAHMS

By |2015-09-17T21:06:46+00:00September 17th, 2015|Categories: Community News, FSO News, Special Events, Upcoming Concerts|

One of the most beloved composers of all time (among the “3 B’s” -- Bach, Beethoven and Brahms), Johannes Brahms was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1833. His father, a humble double bass player, was aware of Johannes’s early musical talent and struggled to provide the child with superior training. By the time he was a [...]

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Part Two: The Soloist, Rachel Barton Pine

By |2015-09-11T20:26:37+00:00September 11th, 2015|Categories: Community News, FSO News, Upcoming Concerts|

Some people are born prodigies. Rachel Barton Pine says she “nagged for a violin when I was 3, and by age 5 I was signing my kindergarten papers ‘Rachel, violinist.’ That was the core of my being.” As a child, she would set stuffed animals on the couch; step atop the coffee table, perform and bow. [...]

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Part One: Introducing the Violin

By |2015-09-04T18:29:22+00:00September 4th, 2015|Categories: FSO News, Upcoming Concerts|

The first chords of the 66th season of the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra will resound in NAU’s Ardrey Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 25. When the star of the evening, acclaimed violin soloist Rachel Barton Pine, takes the stage to perform the Brahms Violin Concerto, she will have in hand a long-time partner – a 273-year-old violin with a remarkable history.

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Search Opens for FSO Music Director

By |2015-08-19T07:41:00+00:00August 19th, 2015|Categories: Community News, FSO News|

The Flagstaff Symphony Association welcomes nominations and applications for the position of Music Director, available beginning in the 2017–2018 season. The Position The Music Director reports directly to the board and is responsible for the fulfillment of the orchestra’s artistic potential and its image in the community. In collaboration with the board and staff, s/he is [...]

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Summer Chamber Music Concerts August 23 & 30

By |2015-08-06T17:29:10+00:00August 6th, 2015|Categories: Community News, FSO News, Special Events, Upcoming Concerts|

The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra will present two free small ensemble concerts at distinctive locations in August. The Ponderosa Players Sunday, August 23 at 5pm Lowell Observatory 1400 W Mars Hill Road, Flagstaff Enjoy an outdoor afternoon concert by the Ponderosa Players on serene Mars Hill in front of the Lowell Observatory Rotunda building. Elden Brass Quintet [...]

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Guild Presents Annual Home Tour August 8th

By |2015-07-08T03:30:10+00:00July 8th, 2015|Categories: Community News, FSO News, Special Events|

The Annual Home Tour is a major fundraising initiative of the Flagstaff Symphony Guild. Tickets are $35 and provide individuals access to five distinctive Flagstaff homes. Saturday, August 8th, 2015 | 10am - 4pm The 2015 Home Tour features the historic Colton House, the original home of Museum of Northern Arizona founders Dr. Harold S. Colton [...]

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Season 66 Brochure: Subscribe Now!

By |2015-07-01T13:25:40+00:00July 1st, 2015|Categories: FSO News, Upcoming Concerts|

Download the FSO 2015-16 season brochure and subscribe today for the best seats at the best discount! Subscribers save up 20% off single ticket prices! Subscribe by phone at 928.523.5661 or by mail via the order form. Online subscription ordering coming soon! FSO Season 66 brochure; original artwork by Linda Shearer-Whiting The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra enters its 66th [...]

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Elizabeth Schulze will pass the baton in 2017 after nine seasons

By |2015-06-29T23:26:51+00:00June 29th, 2015|Categories: FSO News|

Maestra Elizabeth Schulze, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, has announced that she will conclude her tenure with the FSO at the end of her current contract in the 2016-2017 season. At the time she passes the baton to her successor, Maestra Schulze will have been at the helm of the FSO for [...]

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Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra is Full Circle Trade & Thrift May Grantee

By |2015-04-24T18:41:39+00:00April 24th, 2015|Categories: Community News, FSO News, Special Events|

Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra is a proud and grateful partner organization of Full Circle Trade & Thrift and will be the beneficiary of a grant award from the store during May. Throughout May, when you donate gently used items, shop and volunteer at Full Circle Trade & Thrift at 122 Route 66 in Flagstaff, you help support [...]

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Flagstaff Symphony performs Carmina Burana April 17

By |2015-04-10T16:15:56+00:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: FSO News, Upcoming Concerts|

The awe-inspiring music of Carmina Burana comes to life with the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, the Master Chorale of Flagstaff, NAU’s Shrine of the Ages Choir, Flagstaff Youth Chorale, and guest singers, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, at NAU Ardrey Memorial Auditorium. “Carmina Burana is a choral-orchestral masterpiece, one of the most iconic works of the 20th [...]

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