KansasCity.com: KC Symphony musicians agree to new contract

http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/classical-music-dance/article81373582.html BY PATRICK NEAS arts@kcstar.com JUNE 4, 2016 6:01 PM For many orchestras around the country, labor disputes seem to be the order of the day. In recent years, orchestras large and small have been buffeted by bitter negotiations and threats of strikes. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the […]

Meet Chris Kollgard, Bass

Your instrument/position in the orchestra:   Bass   When did you join the Pacific Symphony? 1985, when the orchestra was playing at Santa Ana High School   Hometown: Laurens, New York (population 5,000)   How old were you when you started playing your instrument? 14 years old (I played the trumpet starting when I was […]

Meet Rob Slack, Percussion

Your instrument/position in the orchestra: Principal Percussion   When did you join the Pacific Symphony? 1990   Hometown: Stony Brook, NY   How old were you when you started playing your instrument? 6   What’s your favorite movie or TV show? The Graduate   What’s your “desert island” piece of classical music? Bartok Sonata for […]

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