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Look who won the Austin high school musical awards

8:20 am Apr. 14, 2017

The Long Center was packed and loud. The show was long and cool. If anyone kept track of the shows tunes performed during the Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards last night, they surely got dizzy

Why I adore the Austin Symphony

7:13 pm Apr. 12, 2017

When I arrived during the 1980s, the Austin Symphony was OK.

Fine artists. Respectable programs. Perhaps too much emphasis on visiting marquee soloists, but that’s what the group’s leaders felt sold tickets.

It was missing two crucial ingredients: Peter Bay and the Long Center.

After

See ‘La La Land’ set to live music in Austin

4:26 pm Mar. 6, 2017

What could be better than watching — or re-watching — Oscar runner-up “La La Land” on the big screen? Watching the musical on the big screen set to live music performed by the Austin Symphony Orchestra.

The tuner won