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Westport orchestras serenade crowd at festival

Westport orchestras serenade crowd at festival

Jane Levy and Deanna Hartog

March 23, 2014

A crowd of hundreds piled into the Staples Gymnasium on Thursday March 19 at 7:30pm to attend the 2014 Westport Orchestra Festival. The event combined both the melodious sounds of the 7th and 8th grade Orchestras from Bedford and Coleytown, and the incredible talent of the Staples Symphonic Orchestra an...

Violin virtuoso plays in national orchestra

Violin virtuoso plays in national orchestra

Ben Goldschlager, Web News Editor

November 2, 2013

Katie Zhou ’14 left Westport, Sunday, Oct. 27 on a plane destined for Nashville. There, she played in the first violin section of the All-National Honors Orchestra, which is composed of “just the best orchestral players of the nation,” according to Staples orchestra teacher Adele Valovich. And Zhou fits among...

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