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Former Philharmonic candidate Chen gets Memphis Symphony Orchestra gig

Mei-Ann Chen, the final candidate to audition for the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra‘s music director job, has been named music director of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. Chen was one of the favorites for the Philharmonic post after her March 2009 audition. … Continue reading

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Philharmonic Fourth: Terrell’s big debut

Click here to see more photos from Friday’s Patriotic Concert. Scott Terrell said he liked the view from the stage in front of the Old Morrison Building at Transylvania University. When he looked one way, he saw his new orchestra, … Continue reading

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October Symphony

Here’s a fun fact about Scott Terrell, who was announced Friday as the new music director of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, and Kayoko Dan, who is being announced today as the new music director for the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras. … Continue reading

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Lexington Philharmonic names Scott Terrell music director

Click the play button to hear Scott Terrell chat about being named the new music director of the Philharmonic (Apology in advance: The recording sounds like we’re in the middle of a freeway because we couldn’t resist the beautiful weather, … Continue reading

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New conductor will be announced Friday night

The Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra will announce its choice for its new music director at Friday night’s concert, bringing to a close a two-year search for the successor to George Zack. “This is the way we always wanted to make the … Continue reading

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Second candidate withdraws from Philharmonic search

Mei-Ann Chen, a popular contender to succeed George Zack as music director of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, has withdrawn from the race. Philharmonic executive director Peter Kucirko said that Chen sent an e-mail to him and the search committee Tuesday … Continue reading

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Readers pick Chen for Phil music director; search committee to begin deliberating

There are nine contenders to become the next music director of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra.  But in a completely unscientific, inconsequential-except-for-fun Copious Notes poll, just over half the readers voted for Mei-Ann Chen, the last candidate to audition with the … Continue reading

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Philharmonic search: What have we learned?

Here’s our slide show of the candidates in the Lexington Philharmonic’s music director search. Mouse over the bottom to get controls. Click on the little comment cloud to the left to activate captions. If you click on a photo, it … Continue reading

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Philharmonic search ends with Mei-Ann Chen

When the search for the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra‘s new music director began, Tubby Smith was still the basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. Friday, the same day Smith’s successor was dismissed, the search for a new Philharmonic music director … Continue reading

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Live this Weekend: Mei-Ann Chen

Click the play button to hear Mei-Ann Chen chat about how she got into music to entertain her parents and when she realized her dream of conducting an orchestra: [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2009/03/090324phil-chen-podcast.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. As a student … Continue reading

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