Older Issues

March/April 2008

The Next Generation

by Stephanie Stein Crease

Symphony orchestras from Omaha to Los Angeles to New York are rethinking how young people can once again have meaningful experiences playing classical music—our own “American miracle.”

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Southern Youthquake

by Heidi Waleson

The breakout success of the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela’s acclaimed music-education “sistema” has many people in the orchestra world looking in an unaccustomed direction: the Southern hemisphere.

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