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Orchestra’s Opening Night Concert & Gala

The Philadelphia Orchestra kicks off a new season with an opening night concert and gala Wednesday, September 25th at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts.


My First Orchestra App

You probably already have heard about the benefits of teaching music to children. The My First Orchestra app builds on that.


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REWIND: You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band

Among the big GRAMMY nominees this year there’s one stand out: the fiddle. Or the violin if you’re not feeling all that country. From Album of the Year nominees Mumford & Sons, fun. and Jack […]


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Teen’s Priceless Violin Recovered In Philadelphia

That expensive violin left by an 18-year-old student on a bus in Philadelphia has been recovered.



Owner Seeks Violin Valued At Nearly $200,000, Last Seen On Megabus

The unique violin was made in 1835 in Naples Italy and right now it is missing, possibly somewhere in Philadelphia. It was last seen on a Megabus Tuesday night at 29th and Market Streets.