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February 15th, 2018 by

KEEPING SCORE OF WHO’S IN CHARGE OF AMERICA’S ORCHESTRAS

Jan. 30, 2018

Michael Cooper, New York Times

Chicago Symphony Orchestra announced Riccardo Muti would remain music director “at least through summer of 2022.” Additionally, various orchestras across the country have extended contracts with their artistic directors, but many still search for their replacements.

New York Times | @coopnytimes | Facebook



LEONARD BERNSTEIN’S ASSISTANT VISITS AND REVISITS THE MAESTRO’S TIME HERE

Jan. 5, 2018

Susan Brackney, Bloom Magazine

Leonard Bernstein’s long-time assistant Charlie Harmon revisits the work of one of Jacobs School of Music’s most prestigious guests. Bernstein influenced both the IU and the Bloomington communities in ways that still resound today.

Bloom Magazine | @SusanBrackney | Facebook



BEAT THE COLD WITH THESE 12 WINTER EVENTS

Jan. 3, 2018

Dason Anderson, Limestone Post

Events across the city of Bloomington feature 12 various arts and entertainment activities that offer a way to get out into the community and “fight the winter blues.” Occasions include patch making, hiking in Brown County and Weekly Blues Jams at The Players Pub.

Limestone Post | Facebook



BLOOMINGTON’S FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS DONATES MONEY TO LOCAL CHARITIES

Nov. 30, 2017

Faith Wheat, The Bloomington Beat

First United Methodist Church assisted in the relocation of Food Truck Friday in Bloomington by offering a location and helping the event to become “community-oriented.” Through this, the inspiration drew to give back to local charities with some of the profits from the event.

The Bloomington Beat | @Faith_Wheat | Facebook



BLOOMINGTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AIDS IN MUSIC EDUCATION

Dec. 1, 2016

Josh Bertram, Bloomington Beat

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra assisted with a music education seminar at The Wonderlab for their First Fridays Science of Art event. The children tried out instruments and received “hands-on, tactile experience,” as well as met with current musicians.

The Bloomington Beat | @joshbertram | Facebook