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Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist Series, Violinist Emily Hauer

Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist Series, Violinist Emily Hauer

Violinist Emily Hauer, a finalist in The Final Forte 2020, performs Bach and Paganini, and shares insights about playing the violin and more. This is part of our “Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist” series of stories.

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Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Principal Organist, Greg Zelek

Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Principal Organist, Greg Zelek

Greg Zelek is the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Organist and the Elaine and Nicholas Mischler Curator of the Overture Concert Organ. Experience a performance Bach’s “Gigue” Fugue and stories he shared from home this summer.

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Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist Series, Pianist Sophia Jiang

Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist Series, Pianist Sophia Jiang

Pianist Sophia Jiang, winner of the 2017 Madison Symphony Orchestra Fall Youth Concerto Competition performs Beethoven’s Bagatelle in C major, and shares her feelings about playing piano and violin and more. This is part of our “Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist” series of stories.

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PRESS RELEASE: Madison Symphony Orchestra Inc. Commits $184,000 to Launch Musicians’ Relief Fund

PRESS RELEASE: Madison Symphony Orchestra Inc. Commits $184,000 to Launch Musicians’ Relief Fund

PRESS RELEASE: The Madison Symphony Orchestra announced that a Musicians’ Relief Fund has been established with the goal of securing $355,000 to cover 100% of the orchestra payrolls for the canceled September through December 2020 subscription concerts. This initiative is in addition to the compensation already provided to its musicians for canceled services from April 2020 to date.

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Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist Series, Pianist Jessica Jiang

Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist Series, Pianist Jessica Jiang

Pianist Jessica Jiang, a winner of The Final Forte in 2018 and 2020 performs Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 4 and shares feelings about life and playing music. This is part of our “Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist” series of stories.

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Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist Series, Cellist Grace Kim

Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist Series, Cellist Grace Kim

Cellist Grace Kim, The Final Forte 2019 winner performs Londonderry Air, an Irish folk song, 4th movement of Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto and shares reflections about music and life. This is part of our “Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist” series of stories.

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Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist Series, Violinist Julian Rhee

Artist Story, Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist Series, Violinist Julian Rhee

Violinist Julian Rhee, The Final Forte 2017 winner performs Méditation from Thaïs by Massenet, Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto and shares reflections about music and life. This is part of our “Home Is Where the Art Is, Young Artist” series of stories.

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Joyce Yang, Guest Artist Stories, Home Is Where the Art Is

Joyce Yang, Guest Artist Stories, Home Is Where the Art Is

Joyce Yang debuted with the Madison Symphony Orchestra in November 2019 with a dazzling performance of Prokofiev’s c No. 3 in C major. She recently shared two stories about major life changes experienced since March that eloquently express challenges we know many of our beloved artists are facing as well.

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MSOL Represented on the League of American Orchestra’s Volunteer Council

MSOL Represented on the League of American Orchestra’s Volunteer Council

The Madison Symphony Orchestra is one of the 1,700 orchestras represented by the League of American Orchestras, which links a national network of thousands of instrumentalists, conductors, managers and administrators, board members, volunteers, and business partners. MSOL member Janet Cabot is one of 17 members on the League’s Volunteer Council, which brings together representatives of volunteer associations affiliated with orchestras of all sizes from across the country to exchange ideas and knowledge.

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