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Nonprofit arts and culture organizations generated $582.3 million in total economic activity in St. Louis city and county in fiscal 2010, up 4 percent from fiscal 2005, according to a study to be released June 27.
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Missouri Chamber Music Festival adds more talent
St. Louis Beacon
From June 7 through 10, the MOCM Pro-Am Intensive immersed a group of amateur ... 3'' But the main event of MOCM will be the three concerts taking place at ...
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FARMINGTON — Maine Mountain Chamber Music will celebrate its 10th anniversary with works harkening back to its inaugural season and music sung by the host of Maine Public Broadcasting Network's "Classical Music with Suzanne Nance."
The Saturday, June 16, concert at Nordica Auditorium at the University of Maine at Farmington will also feature special guests cellist Jennifer Lucht and violinist Jaroslaw Lis.
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Missouri Chamber Music Festival ProAm Intensive mixes nationally-known professional with amateur classical musicians June 7–10. at the Community Music School of Webster University, 535 Garden Ave. The size of the program has doubled from last year’s successful inaugural event to include twenty-one (21) amateurs split into eight groups with MOCM’s highly skilled and nationally recognized artist-faculty. The faculty is comprised of musicians affiliated with the Saint Louis Symphony as well as Webster University, the Mostly Mozart Festival, the Indianapolis and Boulder Symphony orchestras. The ProAm is a fully collaborative chamber music experience grouping the amateur participants by ability with a professional faculty member who serves as musical mentor while rehearsing and performing as a member of the group. Some groups come fully formed to be augmented by MOCM faculty and others are put together through individual applications. This year’s participants hail not just from the greater St Louis area, but from a wider national range.
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"Arianna String Quartet mentors high school chamber groups Arianna String Quartet violist Joanna Mendoza leads a master class with music students from Edwardsville (Ill.) High School. The violist in the high school quintet facing the camera is Brandon Ansboro. (Photo by August Jennewein)
The Arianna String Quartet is taking a hands-on approach to fostering music education in the area. Composed of four associate professors of music at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, the Arianna is the university’s resident quartet."
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Voices of Change 2011/2012 Subscription Series: Season Finale with Claude Baker
"The program begins with Baker’s mournful Elegy, played by Artistic Director Maria Schleuning. Elegy was commissioned by violinist Lewis Kaplan, and premiered in 1979 in New York. Mysterious and eerie in nature, Elegyis said to reflect upon both the memory of a dear friend but “can also be viewed as an homage to Béla Bartók, whose ghost haunts every page,” according to Baker."
May 6, 2012 7:30 PM
Caruth Auditorium at SMU
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Thursday, May 3, 2012
Goldberg Formal Lounge
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The quartet will appear in "Famous Last Words" in which they will play pieces by Mendelssohn, Dvorak and Beethoven.
Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
1 University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121
Friday, May 4
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Clarinetist Scott Andrews and his wife, pianist Nina Farrigno, will perform a program for the Crescendo Concert Series at 3 p.m. March 25 at First United Methodist Church, 801 First Capitol Drive in St. Charles, MO.
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