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40th Season Schedule

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NC Music and All That Jazz

02 Apr 2016 | 07:00 pm

Support the Durham Symphony

Season Donors

Special thanks to all those that contribute and make Durham Symphony Orchestra possible.
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Volunteering for Durham Symphony Orchestra offers the opportunity to become more engaged with the Symphony and its service to the community. Our volunteers are comprised of men, women, and teens from a diverse array of ages and backgrounds. We have a variety of tasks that appeal to varying levels of skill and time commitment.
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Recent News

DSO 2015-16 Young Artist Competition Announcement

  For more information please visit our Young Artist Competition page here.
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Guest Artist Vincent Simonetti

In 1976, Vincent Simonetti worked to establish The Durham Symphony, and served as its first Music Director and Conductor from 1976 to 1983. During his tenure, The Durham Symphony grew from initially being an all-volunteer organization to a mix of volunteer and paid musicians; and...
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Meet Our Guest Artist Jackson Cooper

Conductor Jackson Cooper hails from Raleigh, NC where he began his musical studies and is a recent graduate of UNC-Greensboro. In high school, he served as Student Conductor for the North Carolina Symphony’s Youth Sinfonietta and assisted conductors at North Carolina Opera and...
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Guest Artist Paperhand Puppet Intervention

In 1998 Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s directors Donovan Zimmerman and Jan Burger met. Since then they have been using cardboard, cornstarch, bamboo, your old house paints and other assorted junk (treasure to us!) to create incredible giant puppets, masks, shadow plays and...
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