The Frederick Symphony Orchestra Blog

The History Of The FSO's Concert Locations

Posted by Illumine8 on Aug 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Actor Frank Langella said, “One of the safest places to be in the world is the stage.”

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Topics: Insider, Events, Frederick Symphony Orchestra

How Maryland Schools Stay At The Top For Music Education

Posted by Illumine8 on Jun 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

It’s no secret that the Frederick Symphony Orchestra has a lot to say about music education. We’ve discussed its benefits from childhood to teenage years and shown growing concern over the government’s potential cuts to arts programs across the nation.

Now, it’s time to congratulate the great strides that a few special Maryland arts programs have made toward improving their music curriculum.

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Topics: Insider, Education

FSO Musician Spotlight: Muffy Lewing

Posted by Illumine8 on Apr 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM
Born in Henderson, Nevada, Muffy Lewing was used to Southern charm and hospitality.
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Topics: Insider, Frederick Symphony Orchestra, musicians

What Happens To Music Under The New Administration?

Posted by Illumine8 on Mar 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

In 1965, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) was established in order to help fund creative education, public programs, preservation and access, research, challenge grants, digital humanities, the bridging cultures initiative, and federal/state partnerships.

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Topics: Insider, Education

The FSO Joins Hood College For Inaugural Spring Concert

Posted by Illumine8 on Feb 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

For the first time, the Frederick Symphony Orchestra (FSO) is performing Symphonic Pipes at Coffman Chapel at Hood College, an independent liberal arts college in Frederick, Maryland, on March 19, 2017 at 3 p.m.

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

Introducing The Most Philanthropic Classical Musicians

Posted by Illumine8 on Jan 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Photo courtesy of Featureflash Photo Agency /

Every so often, the music industry receives once-in-a-lifetime acts who are extraordinarily talented and prefer spending time giving back to their fans and the less fortunate. Here are some of the Frederick Symphony Orchestra’s favorite musicians who break the boundaries of classical music :
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Topics: Insider, Modern Music, classical music, Education

What Did The New York Times Say About Classical Music?

Posted by Illumine8 on Dec 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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The verdicts are in.

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Topics: Insider, Modern Music, classical music, Education, music

An Exclusive Look At The National Jukebox and Recording Registry

Posted by Illumine8 on Aug 31, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The National Jukebox contains free, public, and historical recordings from "the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives."

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Topics: Insider, Modern Music, classical music, Education, Frederick Symphony Orchestra