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November 19, 2020 - All you need to know about Virtual Ensemble Recording, featuring Kevin Fitzgerald

One of the most beautiful things about my job at the Alabama Symphony Orchestra is that I have the privilege of being in the midst of world class musicians who strive for artistic integrity every day. These professionals are the living and breathing framework for our mission. Their work proves that by incorporating music education in our schools, Changing Lives Through Music is possible in our community. Another inspirational part of working in our Education Department is being a part of the formation of budding musicians and their journey to the same artistic integrity. 

In June 2020 it became clear that the pandemic was not going anywhere, so the team put our heads together on what a virtual season could look like for the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra. I addressed the framework of this in my last post, but this time I want to concentrate on the most visible aspect of the season that has received so much attention: video projects.  

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October 28, 2020 - Welcome to the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Education Blog!

We are excited to share with you news and happenings in our ASO Education Department, community and state. We will highlight musicians, music educators, or collaborations with Alabama schools to provide a forum for us all to learn and enjoy.

Many have asked how we have been adapting to the pandemic. I thought this first entry would be a great place to share how ASO Education has approached the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra’s Season. I also wanted to highlight how we are accomplishing online rehearsals, virtual recording projects, and more!

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