Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Windfall for the VSO

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra is benefiting from the state budget surplus. It's reported that the VSO will receive $25,000 to help with the cost of buy a concert grand piano for the orchestera:

"That is just great," said Eleanor Long, orchestra manager, on Monday upon learning of the state appropriation. She said the purchase of the used 9-foot Steinway Concert Grand, which the state says has a total price tag of $60,000, would fill a great void for the orchestra. "It is perfect for any soloist for any occasion," Long said." Read the rest here

And speaking of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, they're holding auditions. Details here

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