Composer Highlight: Tarik O’Regan

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Digital Marketing Manager Nicholas V. Hall shares what he believes to be an important part of orchestral repertoire: new music with living composers. By speaking directly to the artists of today, we learn what it means to be a living composer.  Composer Highlight: Tarik O’Regan “Write for your peers: people around you, people you know, people studying with you, friends … Read More

An Interview with N’Kenge

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Sara Albertelli, Engagement & Communications Manager, speaks with N’Kenge about an upcoming performance featuring the music of Whitney Houston, community involvement, and more! Read a recap of the interview and watch clips of the video below, or watch the entire interview video on our YouTube channel. History with the Jacksonville Symphony | What is it like working with the Jacksonville … Read More

Composer Highlight: Carlos Simon

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Digital Marketing Manager Nicholas V. Hall shares what he believes to be an important part of orchestral repertoire: new music with living composers. By speaking directly to the artists of today, we learn what it means to be a living composer.  Composer Highlight: Carlos Simon “Define your own success.” “New Music” is not something often associated with symphonic orchestral performances. … Read More

Composer Highlight: Jesse Monkman

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Digital Marketing Manager Nicholas V. Hall shares what he believes to be an important part of orchestral repertoire: new music with living composers. By speaking directly to the artists of today, we learn what it means to be a living composer.  Composer Highlight: Jesse Monkman “Write what connects to you personally. That will be your most authentic musical contribution.” “New … Read More

Where Will The Music Take You?

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At an early age, I discovered the transformative power of music. Growing up in a military household, we moved around quite often and, unfortunately, most of those transitions were very difficult. Starting a new life in a strange city every three years was fraught with anxiety. My anchor through all of this was music. I learned to play the trumpet … Read More