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Blue jeans or ball gown?

When the SC Philharmonic first launched Beethoven and Blue Jeans, it seemed like quite the novelty – breaking down the stereotype of what may be considered acceptable attire for a classical concert. These days, it’s not unusual to see a … Continue reading

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30,000 Reasons to Love the Symphony League

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger Yesterday afternoon several members of the Symphony League came by the office to present another check to us. I write that as if it is something we take for granted. “Oh yes, the League came by again … Continue reading

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In Link Up, the Kids are the Stars

Singer and actress Catherine Hunsinger says being on stage with the SC Phil for Link Up is more enjoyable and inspiring than any other performance she does.  Let me begin by telling you that Carnegie Hall’s Link Up children’s concert … Continue reading

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New Music and a Bassoon Solo – No Riots, Please

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger For the average person, new music may not be a major draw to the concert hall. Why would it be? We’ve likely not heard of the composer before. The orchestra is probably going to do some … Continue reading

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A Report Card, of Sorts

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger The League of American Orchestras (LAO) conducts a statistical survey annually so that we can compare ourselves to orchestras of similar size across the U.S. Since most cities of our size only have one professional orchestra, … Continue reading

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Better Than Bieber?

SCP Education and Outreach Director Kim Williams talks about the SCP’s partnership with Carnegie Hall’s Link Up program Anyone who has read my facebook page knows that I am into sharing classical music with kids (they may also discover that I like cat … Continue reading

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Embracing the Public Value Challenge

by Rhonda Hunsinger Last week I was in chilly New York City attending a Board meeting of the League of American Orchestras (LAO) and their national winter conference for executive directors. As chair of my constituency group (budget sizes $500,000 … Continue reading

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