The Frederick Symphony Orchestra Blog

Frederick Symphony Orchestra Performs Eloquent Elgar

Posted by Illumine8 on Apr 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The Frederick Symphony Orchestra will perform Eloquent Elgar on May 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Jack B. Kussmaul Theater in Frederick Community College.

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Topics: classical music, Events, Frederick Symphony Orchestra

Introducing Michelle Tang, FSO's Young Artist Showcase Winner 2018

Posted by Illumine8 on Mar 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Michelle Tang, 16, of Potomac, Maryland, is the 2018 Frederick Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Showcase winner. She'll be performing with the Symphony in Eloquent Elgar on May 5, 2018 at Jack B. Kussmaul Theater at Frederick Community College

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Topics: classical music, Frederick Symphony Orchestra, musicians, piano sonatas

Frederick Symphony Orchestra Performs Poulenc And The Pines

Posted by Illumine8 on Feb 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

The Frederick Symphony Orchestra (FSO) will be performing Poulenc and the Pines on Mar. 18, 2018 at 3 p.m. in Coffman Chapel at Hood College.

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Topics: classical music, Events, Frederick Symphony Orchestra

20 Pieces Of Classical Music Trivia Every Musician Should Know

Posted by Illumine8 on Feb 7, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

Are you ready to test your knowledge of classical music? Quiz your family and friends with the Frederick Symphony Orchestra’s trivia:

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Topics: classical music

FSO Musician Spotlight: Matthew Stegle

Posted by Illumine8 on Jan 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

A native of Baldwin, New York, Matthew Stegle attended the New York Institute of Technology and earned a bachelor's in communication arts. He and his wife moved to Montgomery County in 1985 to be closer to work, and a few years later, they moved to Frederick. 

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Topics: Frederick Symphony Orchestra, musicians

FSO Performs Second Symphony Spotlight Concert

Posted by Illumine8 on Jan 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The Frederick Symphony Orchestra will perform Mozart On The Civil War Trail on Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Middletown.

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Topics: Beethoven, classical music, Events, Frederick Symphony Orchestra

The Top 10 Classical Compositions For Piano Beginners

Posted by Illumine8 on Dec 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Classical music is known to decrease blood pressure, fight depression and stress, boost memory, and relieve physical pain. It’s also helpful in sparking creativity, inducing sleep, and improving overall productivity.

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Topics: Instruments, Beethoven, classical music, piano sonatas

How Are Classical Music Compositions Named?

Posted by Illumine8 on Dec 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If you’re not familiar with how classical compositions are titled, Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Little Russian is more satisfying to listen to than to read.

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Topics: classical music, piano sonatas

Frederick Symphony Orchestra Celebrates The Holidays

Posted by Illumine8 on Nov 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The Frederick Symphony Orchestra will perform Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker on Dec. 9, 2017 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Jack B. Kussmaul Theater at Frederick Community College.

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Topics: Modern Music, classical music, Events, Frederick Symphony Orchestra, Holidays

What Are The Most Basic Elements Of Classical Music?

Posted by Illumine8 on Nov 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Have you ever wondered what makes classical music so unique from other genres? It’s about distinguishable elements, as outlined by the Frederick Symphony:

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Topics: Instruments, classical music