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The following is a brief article about our Masterworks 4 performance highlighted in the Summer 2016 edition of Symphony Magazine: The Magzine of the league of American Orchestras Community Lens Pairing orchestra performances with images-moving or still-is a popular concert format, and the Fort Collins Symphony in Colorado gave this idea a local twist for its March 5 concert. Community members were invited to submit photos featuring the natural beauty and culture of northern Colorado, with winning shots shown during the orchestra's performances of Richard Meyer's A Fiddler's Fancy and Calvin Custer's Central Coach Special. As Music Director Wes Kinney led the orchestra, the ten winning photographers'…
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Bach & Beer 2014

Above YouTube video by: JulieannaD Jablonski The following is a guest article excerpt from EntertainingFortCollins.com Written by: Kristin Mastre, Scoop Blog Network founder and blogger behind Feasting Fort Collins, Fresh Air Fort Collins, and Budding Fort Collins "Bach and Beer was hosted at Horse & Dragon Brewery this year – a small and cozy brewery filled with nice mix of different folks. Joel Bacon, Stewart and Sheron Golden Chair in Organ and Liturgical Studies at Colorado State University, set up to put his unique spin on some of the classics by Bach. The ticket price included two beers and appetizers provided by Enzio’s with…
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FCS Goes into the Mist

Author: Kate Forgach, KRFC, Host - Tattle Tales https://www.facebook.com/KRFCTattleTales The Lincoln Center’s Main Performance Hall was transformed into a tropical African jungle last Saturday, as the Fort Collins Symphony performed the world premiere of composer Wil Swindler’s concerto “In The Mist”. Guest artist April Johannesen’s gleaming bass clarinet sensitively portrayed the adult male gorilla, or silverback, who led his gentle family group of gorillas through a day in their lives. A passionate supporter of gorillas and wildlife conservation, Johannesen commissioned the piece from her husband, Wil Swindler, and brought it to fruition with the sponsorship of local philanthropists Gwen and…
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