On March 26, as part of our Violin and Vocal Virtuosity concert, we'll perform Aaron Copland's Our Town. Maestro Benjamin selected the piece as a nod to the tight community connection one experiences when visiting the village of Zoar. As part of our bookmark series, enjoy this Aaron Copland bookmark—…

This past weekend, from February 17-20, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society sponsored the annual Great Backyard Bird Count. Participants were asked to spend 15 minutes counting birds they spotted in their own backyards. That's it—count the birds and report them to the site bird…

When board members of orchestras from around the country get together, they talk about the usual things—what’s the current bank balance, what’s the marketing plan for the next concert, what’s the tally on ticket sales, who wants to volunteer for the next this or that event.…