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Portland Symphony Orchestra

February 16, 2014

Coming in March

Jamie Bernstein and the Impact of Music Education: On March 17, we’ll be hosting a free event at Merrill Auditorium celebrating music education and ‘Music in Our Schools Month’ featuring Jamie Bernstein. Jamie is the daughter of the Leonard Bernstein and will be narrating the PSO’s performance of ’Bernstein by Bernstein’. From 6pm – 7pm, music and arts educators are encouraged to join us in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Hall for a celebration of recent music education achievements from throughout the state. From 7pm – 8pm, everyone is invited to join us in the main hall for a conversation between Music Director Robert Moody and Jamie Bernstein about the impact that music education has had in their lives. This event is free although registration is required: https://portsymph.wufoo.com/forms/jamie-bernstein-and-the-impact-of-music-education/.

Additionally, we’re happy to announce that our Spring KinderKonzerts have been posted to our website. KinderKonzerts are a fun, interactive introduction to live orchestral music for children ages 3-7. Through instrument demonstration, active listening, and narrative story-telling, audience members learn all about the families of instruments that make up an orchestra. Concerts last about 40 minutes. A partial schedule is currently available on our website. We will be adding more dates soon for Portland, Kennebunk, Waldoboro, Lewiston, and Fryeburg. Visit http://www.portlandsymphony.org to learn more.

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