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Tucson Is Our Town

When your Tucson Symphony Orchestra last performed Copland’s Our Town in January 2019, we had a surprise in store for the audience. In honor of our 90th anniversary, we compiled archival photos of Tucson Symphony Orchestra and Tucson. These images were edited together and played on our big screen as [...]

May 29, 2020|Tags: |

What is the Right Pace to Perform Beethoven?

Beethoven’s tempos have been a topic of debate for many years. There is a chance that the Beethoven music we know and love should be performed differently. The markings from his scores suggest that he wanted his music performed with faster tempos than orchestras typically use today. There are many [...]

May 28, 2020|Tags: , |

Bowing Season

Over this past weekend, your concertmaster, Lauren Roth, started her bowing notes! Check out this video, and get a behind the scenes look at how Lauren prepares for the season. Lauren mentions your Orchestra Librarian, Carrie White. Learn more about the librarian's role [...]

May 27, 2020|Tags: , , |

Lesson Plan: Opening Up Your Ears Activity

The lesson this week is a fun foundational activity for all ages, developing active listening and encouraging interaction with our environment. As you work with this activity, please remember that you are the expert in judging the appropriate difficulty of lessons for your children. We encourage modifications, and welcome you [...]

May 25, 2020|Tags: , |

Your Tucson Symphony Orchestra Celebrates the Class of 2020 with Pomp and Circumstance

May in Tucson usually means two things, warmer temperatures and graduations. This year, for obvious reasons, it is a little different. Graduations are evolving into socially distant parades and even drive through ceremonies. Your Tucson Symphony Orchestra wanted to help make graduations feel a little more normal this year. So, Class [...]

May 21, 2020|Tags: , |
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