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I’m hearing [name here] practice her oboe downstairs. Those Jones reeds make all the difference in the world.

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Just completed a performance of the “Chicken Reel” in Toccoa, GA today! A great moment in oboe history!

Read below for the dates, conductors, soloists and repertoire. You can read even more information here. (If you read this earlier today you probably saw some typos; I copied this directly from the symphony site. Corrections have now been made.)

Celebrating Our Tenth!
Saturday 8:00pm October 1, 2011
Sunday 2:30pm October 2, 2011
Conductor: Gregory Vajda
Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2

Petrushka & The Violin
Saturday 8:00pm October 22, 2011
Sunday 2:30pm October 23, 2011
Conductor: Giampaolo Bisanti
Soloist(s): Ju-Young Baek, Violin
Igor Stravinsky: Petrushka
Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto No. 1

Nakamatsu Plays Chopin
Saturday 8:00pm December 3, 2011
Sunday 2:30pm December 4, 2011
Conductor: José-Luis Novo
Soloist(s): Jon Nakamatsu, Piano
Zóltan Kodaly: Dances From Galanta
Darius Milhaud: Le boeuf sur le toit
Arturo Márquez: Danzon No. 2
Frédéric Chopin: Piano concerto No. 1

Mozart & Tchaikovsky
Saturday 8:00pm January 14, 2012
Sunday 2:30pm January 15, 2012
Conductor: Mitchell Sardou Klein
Soloist(s): Patricia Whaley, Viola
Robin Mayforth, Violin
John Corigliano: To Music
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia concertante for violin and viola
Piotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Bach & Beethoven
Friday 8:00pm March 30, 2012
Saturday 8:00pm March 31, 2012
Sunday 2:30pm April 1, 2012
Conductor: George Cleve
Elena Sharkova, Chorale
Soloist(s): Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Holst’s Planets
Saturday 8:00pm May 12, 2012
Sunday 2:30pm May 13, 2012
Conductor: Paul Polivnick
Soloist(s): David Amram
Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dances No. 1
David Amram: Triple Concerto
Gustav Holst: The Planets

Northern Lights
Saturday 8:00pm June 2, 2012
Sunday 2:30pm June 3, 2012
Conductor: William Boughton
Soloist(s): Ning An, Piano
Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2