I'm frequently asked what kinds of music I enjoy when not at work. I always find this a hard question to answer, not because I don't like to listen to ... More »
“North Carolina Symphony Music Discovery” Events in August
Musicians from the North Carolina Symphony will be on hand to read, and the Symphony will offer its Instrument Zoo for young children in the six regional library locations of Wake County Public Libraries in August.
This music education program, “North Carolina Symphony Music Discovery,” is designed for preschool children and their families. PNC awarded a $50,000 grant to the North Carolina Symphony to fund the program, as part of its Grow Up Great initiative, a $350 million, multi-year bilingual initiative that began in 2004 to improve early childhood education.
Programs are also planned throughout the 2014/15 season for Fayetteville, New Bern, Wilmington and Southern Pines.
Fifth-grade music students from Rock Ridge Elementary, and band students from Hunt High School in Wilson, N.C., sang and choreographed an "All About That Bass" video to celebrate the upcoming ... More »
Our friend and colleague Jess Isaiah Levin passed away suddenly on February 16, 2015. A member of the North Carolina Symphony since 1974, he held the J. Felix Arnold First ... More »
One of the greatest attributes of the classical canon of music is its familiarity. The music has staying power. It has become the soundtrack for our lives. Imagine a graduation ... More »
I am writing from western North Carolina, where the North Carolina Symphony is in Boone as part of a residency partnership with the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State ... More »
The Britten: Cello Symphony and Sonata CD, recorded by soloist Zuill Bailey and the North Carolina Symphony under the baton of Music Director Grant Llewellyn, debuted this week on the ... More »