A tale of two percussionists and the Boston Symphony (updated)
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A tale of two percussionists and the Boston Symphony (updated)

An article in Boston magazine recently posted on their website tells the tale of two percussionists and their attempts to join the Boston Symphony. The bulk of the story follows Michael Tetreault, a Colorado musician who is trying to fill one of the two vacancies in the BSO’s percussion section.  There is also time spent with Lee Vinson, … Continue reading

Results from LA Phil’s recent 2nd Horn audition
Appointments / Auditions & Appointments / Los Angeles Philharmonic / Music News & Info: Classical

Results from LA Phil’s recent 2nd Horn audition

No official announcement from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, but it looks like their recent Second Horn audition was won by Gregory Roosa. Mr. Roosa is currently horn player with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.  He joined that orchestra in 2003 after having held similar positions with the Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra and the Colorado Symphony. … Continue reading

Happy Birthday to the great Martha Argerich
Music News & Info: Classical

Happy Birthday to the great Martha Argerich

“Great” is an often overused and mis-applied word, but is unquestionably appropriate in describing Martha Argerich. The great Argentinian pianist was born on June 5, 1941, which makes her 71 years old today. Her appearances are always events, partly because they are relatively rare.  Every few years, her name comes up on a local program, … Continue reading