Thursday, July 29, 2010

Thinking of Private Lessons for Your Child?

Here's some great advice from Omaha Symphony violinist Anne Nagosky, who maintains a private studio of around 50 violin and viola students in the Omaha area.

Hear Anne and take your kids to the Omaha Symphony! For tickets, call 402.342.3560 or 345.0606.

Violin students learn & perform with the Omaha Symphony

Anne Nagosky, Omaha Symphony violinist and private teacher, shares details and memories of her studio's involvement with the orchestra.

Monday, July 26, 2010

How has teaching violin made you a better violinist?

Q & A with Anne Nagosky, Omaha Symphony violinist and private violin/viola teacher in the Omaha area.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Donate used instruments to OPS kids!

KVNO Radio's "Kids in Concert" runs through August 31st. This Public Service Initiative encourages people in our community to donate their used musical instruments to Omaha Public Schools (OPS) students whose families are unable to provide them. OPS will rehabilitate and distribute the instruments to deserving students. You can help by taking your unneeded instruments to one of the following locations:

OPS Teacher Administration Center (TAC) at 3215 Cuming Street, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Bookworm at Countryside Village at 87th and Pacific Streets

Additional drop-off sites in other parts of the city are needed. More information is available by contacting Ms. June Nelson at 557-2443. Donations are tax deductible.

Maestro Thomas Wilkins generously recorded the PSAs for this fantastic community initiative. Listen and view all of them HERE. Just scroll down and enjoy!

Omaha Symphony wins ASCAP's Leonard Bernstein Award

The Omaha Symphony is thrilled to be the recipient of the Leonard Bernstein Award for Education Programming, given by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). Named after the celebrated late conductor, this national honor is awarded to an orchestra that integrates contemporary music into its educational programming, and whose offerings are "creative, relevant, and based on the best practices of music education."

Read more about this exciting honor by clicking here.
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