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 »
“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.
This weekend’s North Carolina Symphony performances of Leonard Bernstein’s incredible score from West Side Story, combined with a razor sharp version of the film projected on the giant screen will ... More »
As our 2014-15 season opens, we wanted to share a link to a Op-Ed piece by News & Observer editorial writer Jim Jenkins. Mr. Jenkins’ editorial is a testament to ... More »
The North Carolina Symphony’s 2014/15 Pops Series opening weekend is September 26-27, and features West Side Story, with Leonard Bernstein’s extraordinary score performed in Meymandi Concert Hall by Grant Llewellyn ... More »
I am Jenni Sonstroem, and I am a music specialist at the year-round Laurel Park Elementary School in Apex, N.C. I am so excited to have the chance to express ... 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 »