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Friends of the Symphony December Social

Friends of the Symphony is a support group for the Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra. As a thank you for the help we get from these volunteers, we would like to include them in some exclusive peeks into the orchestra and the musicians that make it up. This social event happened in December and featured our Principal Clarinetist, Merilee Updike.   The next social event...
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The More You Know… with Guest Conductor Kevin Hekmatpanah!

The More You Know will introduce you to members of our orchestra. Meet the conductor for our December Holiday Concert, Music from Germany Dec. 2nd at 7:30pm and Dec. 3rd at 2:00pm- Kevin Hekmatpanah!   How long have you been in music and what made you choose the cello? I have been a musician as long as I can remember. When I was in the third grade, we got to pick an instrument. T...
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Melody Contest Winners Announced

The Coeur d’Alene Symphony is pleased to announce the winners of our Youth Melody Competition. Chosen from 37 entries the five winning melodies were selected by Whitworth University composition students and will be orchestrated and premiered on our January 20 and 21 concerts. The winners are: Timothy Philips, a homeschooled student; Scarlett Fatz, a 4th grader from Holy Family Catholic School; ...
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The More You Know…with Guest Conductor Verne Windham!

The More You Know will introduce you to members of our orchestra. With an exciting line-up of guest conductors, we thought that would be the perfect place to start. Meet the conductor for our Season Opener, Music From Vienna on October 7 and 8- Verne Windham! verne-windham-the-more-you-know
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Two Special Announcements

The Coeur d'Alene Symphony's 'dress' rehearsal at 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 5 will be open to a limited number of visitors for a suggested $5.00 donation. The Symphony especially wants to make this opportunity available to our area's music students. The Salvation Army Kroc Center is allowing a maximum of 50 visitors to attend the Symphony's rehearsal from 7 PM to approximately 9:30 PM. No advanc...
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