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ASO's Talent Development Program to host Fall Musicale
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December 02, 2012 10:30 AM | 1804 views | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend | print
In a news release, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Talent Development Program, which supports the musical development of talented young African-American and Latino students, will hold its annual Fall Musicale Sunday at 7 p.m.

The Musicale, held in support of the Azira G. Hill Scholarship Fund, will take place in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown. The performance is free and open to the public. Tickets are required, and are available at

The program, which identifies musically gifted and motivated African-American and Latino youth and prepares them for acceptance into top music programs in preparation for careers as professional musicians, has now become a model for other orchestras across the country. The fund, which lies at the heart of the program, was established in November 1999 and provides financial assistance that allows the program’s students to attend prestigious national summer music study programs.

This year’s Musicale will include performances by current program student musicians, and musical selections will include Dvořák’s “American Quartet,” Saint-Saëns’s “The Swan” and Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville,” among other chamber music selections. Accomplished conductor and educator G. Phillip Shoultz III will serve as the master of ceremonies, and the honorary chair for the event is Christopher C. "Chris" Womack, the executive vice president for the Southern Co. and president of external affairs.

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