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Learning for a Lifetime

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

Xylophones, glockenspiels, and metallophones, the instruments resonate to project a sound when they hit with mallets. They may sound simple, but they are part of the Orff Schulwerk method of musical instruction – a deeply studied way of teaching young children a love for music through play, imitation, experimentation and personal expression. They teach the whole student to love music as a whole by playing, singing and feeling the rhythm.

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ASO to tour Spain in July 2022

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

How do you make a regional orchestra with a sound far beyond its size better known? You play more music for more people in more places. The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra will do just that this summer, traveling to Spain as part of its ambitious five-year plan to lift the regional symphony to wider acclaim.

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ASO TO HOLD CONCERTS IN SUPPORT OF UKRAINE

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra will donate to Ukrainian relief   Read the Full Press Release (ANNAPOLIS, MD – March 4, 2022) The Annapolis Symphony invites the public to join this weekend’s concerts in support of the Ukrainian people. The musical tribute to Ukraine will replace the previously scheduled performances of Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto No. 1, […]

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ASO has ambitious plans for growth and a plan to get there

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

The five-year Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Strategic Vision explains what that means and how ASO will get there. Underlying it all are the goals of more music, more people, and more places.

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From Page to Novo, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra keeps getting better

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

This season, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra marks its 60th year as the leading performing arts organization in Maryland’s capital city. Its history is rich, from the genesis of a loosely structured community orchestra in 1962, to the nationally recognized 21st century American orchestra of today. From Page to Novo — through the tenures of Leon Fleisher, Peter Bay, Leslie Dunner and Gisèle Ben-Dor — the music has gotten better and better.

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The ASO at 60 – Then and Now: Women Leading the Way

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

This season, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra marks its 60th year as the leading performing arts organization in Maryland’s capital city. Its history is rich, from the genesis of a loosely structured community orchestra in 1962, to the nationally recognized 21st century American orchestra of today. Key in this journey is the forward-thinking operational moves brought about by women in the role of Board Chair and Executive Director.

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