Thursday, March 18, 2010

"Playing with the professionals"

Photo taken by Kiley Cruse, OWH

Thanks to reporter Carol Bicak and photojournalist Kiley Cruse from the Omaha World-Herald for their terrific reporting on our annual Carnegie Hall LinkUP! education concerts.

From the 3/18 article:

Hundreds of recorders can make a joyful noise.

So it was Wednesday morning when about 3,500 fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders and their teachers took part in two Omaha Symphony concerts at the Holland Performing Arts Center.

As part of the Carnegie Hall Communities LinkUP! educational concert series, young musicians on recorders and stringed instruments played along with the symphony musicians on several numbers that demonstrated such musical concepts as rhythm, tempo and syncopation.

Read the rest HERE.

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