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Concerts In The Garden Fort Worth, TX June 2 to July 8 The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents seventeen nights of music under the stars with something for everyone and fireworks every night at the beautiful Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Orchestra Affiliation: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra For Information: Jeremy Reynolds, press and publications manager 330 East 4th Street, Suite 200 Fort Worth, TX 76102 817 665 6500 Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra



Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival Houston, TX June 5 to July 1 The Texas Music Festival is one of the premier summer orchestral training programs and festivals in the U.S. More than 100 young performers form an orchestra led by top conductors and study with some of the world’s finest faculty. The festival presents nearly 30 public concerts, master classes, and events each June. Festival Artistic Direction: Alan Austin Festival Conductors: Andres Franco, Daniel Hege, Franz Anton Krager, Brett Mitchell Festival Artists: Rian Craypo, Nancy Goeres, Elise Wagner, bassoon; Desmond Hoebig, Anthony Kitai, Jonathan Koh, Lachezar Kostov, cello; Thomas LeGrand, Mark Nuccio, Michael Webster, clarinet; Paul Ellison, Eric Larson, Dennis Whittaker, double bass; Leone Buyse, Aralee Dorough, flute; Paula Page, harp; Robert Johnson, William VerMeulen, horn; Robert Atherholt, Jonathan Fischer, oboe; Ted Atkatz, Matthew Strauss, percussion; Allen Barnhill, Phillip Freeman, trombone; Mark Hughes, Thomas Siders, trumpet; David Kirk, tuba; Wayne Brooks, Susan Dubois, James Dunham, viola; Emanuel Borok, Andrzej Grabiec, Lucie Robert, Kirsten Yon, violin Featured Group: TMF Orchestra For Information: Alan Austin, general and artistic director University of Houston Moores School of Music 3333 Cullen Boulevard, Room 120 Houston, TX 77204 713 743 3167 Texas Music Festival

Round Top Festival Institute Round Top, TX June 4 to July 16 A professional summer institute featuring orchestra, chamber music, and solo performances. Festival Artistic Direction: James Dick Festival Conductors: Christian Arming, Emilio Colon, Yaniv Dinur, Vladimir Kulenovic, Linus


Lerner, Perry So, Ransom Wilson Festival Artists: George Sakakeeny, Kristin Wolfe Jensen, bassoon; Stephen Balderston, Emilio Colon, cello; Daniel Gilbert, Jonathan Gunn, Jason Shafer, clarinet; Brett Shurtliffe, James VanDemark, double bass; Gretchen Pusch, Ransom Wilson, Carol Wincenc, flute; Paula Page, harp; Michelle Baker, Eric Reed, Albert Suarez, horn; Erin Hannigan, Andrew Parker, Nicholas Stovall, oboe; Thomas Burritt, Tony Edwards, percussion; Lydia Artymiw, James Dick, Francois Dumont, Vladimir Valjarevic, piano; John Kitzman, Lee Rogers, trombone; Raymond Riccomini, Marie Speziale, Micah Wilkinson, trumpet; Justin Benavidez, tuba; Brett Deubner, Susan Dubois, Roger Myers, viola; Frank Almond, Stefan Milenkovich, Felix Olshofka, Regis Pasquier, Christiano Rodriguez, Nancy Wu, violin Featured Groups: Texas Festival Orchestra For Information: Alain G. Declert, program director 248 Jaster Road Post Office Box 89 Round Top, TX 78954 979 250 3815

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Deer Valley Music Festival Park City, UT July 1 to August 5 The Deer Valley Music Festival, the Utah Symphony’s summer home, offers a variety of classical, chamber, and entertainment performances in scenic venues throughout the mountain resort town of Park City. Festival Conductors: Conner Gray Covington, Andy Einhorn, Randall Craig Fleisher, Martin Herman, Rei Hotoda, John Morris Russell, Jeannette Sorrell, Jerry Steichen Orchestra Affiliation: Utah Symphony For Information: Natalie Cope, community relations 123 West South Temple Salt Lake City, UT, 84101 801 869 9010 Utah Symphony



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Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family Soluna International Music & Arts Festival Dallas, TX May 15 to June 4 This curated three-week experience comprises contemporary art performances and mixed-media installations, alongside concerts by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden. Festival Artistic Direction: Jaap van Zweden Festival Conductors: Ruth Reinhardt, Jaap van Zweden Festival Artists: Yefim Bronfman, Alice Coote, Rossy de Palma, Matthias Goerne, Paul Groves, Gregory Raden, S-ankh Rasa, John Relyea, Will Richey, Brianne Sargent, Henri Scars Struck, Alexander Kerr, Pia Camil, Arnold Chang, Michael Cherney, Alex Czetwertynski, Martin Back, Frank & Lee Dufour, Adam R. Levine, Jessica Mitrani, Nominoë, Joost Rekveld Featured Groups: Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy Jazz Band, Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas, Dallas Asian American Youth Orchestra, Dallas Black Dance Theater, Dallas Opera, Dallas Theater Center, DSO Young Strings, Helping Hand Drums, Mariachi Los Unicos, New Philharmonic Orchestra of Irving, the Obscure Dignitaries Orchestra Affiliation: Dallas Symphony Orchestra For Information: Gillian Friedman, director of SOLUNA Projects 2301 Flora Street Dallas, TX, 75201 214 871 4081


Virginia Arts Festival Norfolk, VA March 31 to May 28 Virginia Arts Festival, in its 21st season, blazes new trails of creativity with the Berlioz Requiem, featuring a huge orchestra, 140 singers and brass choirs: a once-in-a-life-time event for music lovers. Festival Artistic Direction: Rob Cross Festival Artists and Groups: David Russell, guitar; Joey Alexander, Olga Kern, Andre-Michel Schub, piano; Les Violons du Roy, strings; Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Kathleen Battle, KING R&B trio, vocalists; American String Quartet; Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet with Virginia Symphony Orchestra; Chanticleer; International Bach Academy of Stuttgart; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra; Kept: a ghost story; Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble; Mariachi los Camperos; Reduced Shakespeare Company; Rob Fisher’s Coffee Club Orchestra; tenThing, brass ensemble; Urban Bush Women Orchestra Affiliation: Virginia Symphony Orchestra For Information: Cynthia Carter West, public relations director 440 Bank Street Norfolk, VA 23510 757 282 2804 Virginia Arts Festival

Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy Wintergreen, VA July 8 to August 6 Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of central



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