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April 13, 2015

Williamson to conduct her final Youth Symphony concert

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1116 SAYS 131 Debbie Williamson will conduct her final concert with the Sheboygan Area Youth Symphony beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday in the Plymouth High School auditorium.

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February 19, 2015

Concert Reveiw

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*Milosavljevic Premieres*

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January 29, 2015

Electric violinist to perform with Sheboygan Symphony

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ANA Milosavljevic. Photo by Michael Benabib Serbian-born Ana Milosavljevic was pretty certain she'd be pursuing a musical career after enrolling in the School for Musically Gifted Children in her homeland at the age of 11.

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January 10, 2015

Area Youth Musicians Compete to Perform with Advanced Orchestra

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Area residents are invited to listen in as some of the Lakeshore’s most talented youth musicians compete 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Jan. 10, 2015, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 824 Wisconsin Ave., Sheboygan.

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December 12, 2014

Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Present a “Christmas Treasure”

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Immerse yourself in the sounds of the holidays at “Christmas Treasures,” a special musical concert by the Sheboygan Symphony Chorus in combination with the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in the Stefanie H. Weill Center for the Performing Arts, 826 N. Eighth St., Sheboygan.

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November 13, 2014

Sheboygan Symphony to perform “Crouching Tiger” music

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On Saturday, Nov. 15 the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will be joined by master musician Jing Wang on the erhu performing the “Crouching Tiger Concerto,” a concert work based on the Oscar-winning score for the film, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”  “The erhu is fascinating for the sound, the view from far away that the hands are moving in air, and for the fact that a non-Western or world music is represented by this instrument,” said Kevin McMahon, SSO music director.  This is the first time in the SSO’s 96 years that the group is performing in collaboration with an erhu musician.

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November 4, 2014

Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra to Host Free Seminar with Erhu Musical Master

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Jing erhu studio 2 An instrument most indicative of China is the erhu. Described by some as a two-stringed fiddle, the sounds are sophisticated and mesmerizing. Credited with introducing the erhu into Western contemporary music is Jing Wang, known worldwide for her erhu mastery and compositions.

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October 14, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Bravo for Sheboygan Symphony Performance

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Kudos to the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kevin McMahon, soloist Alan Morrison, and the supporting staff for an outstanding concert in the beautiful Stefanie Weill Center. The orchestra’s solid performance of familiar excerpts from Mozart’s “Magic Flute,” Bizet’s “Carmen” and Jongen’s powerful “Symphonie Concertante“ made for a delightful musical evening.

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October 2, 2014

Organist Alan Morrison to perform with the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra

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“Music needs to be shared and enjoyed by all people. For me, it matters not whether I play in a concert hall or small church. Audiences in both places benefit the same from experiencing music,” said one of America’s premier organists, Alan Morrison.

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August 28, 2014

Sheboygan Youth Symphonies to hold Auditions

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The Sheboygan Area Youth Symphony Concert Orchestra and Sinfonia will hold auditions for the upcoming 2014-15 season.

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