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Kingston Symphony continues fundraising efforts with virtual events

Fundraising remains a struggle for many organizations as the COVID-19 pandemic drags into its second year. The Kingston Symphony is no exception. After postponing their two main fundraising events in 2020, they have redesigned their annual events and hope to continue to raise funds through pandemic-safe events for as long

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Kingston Symphony Volunteers hold second online auction

Kingston Symphony Volunteers have worked tirelessly through the pandemic to move their fundraising efforts online, and have created an online store. Now, they are holding their second annual online auction, with hopes of raising funds to support instrumental and choral arts in the community. The volunteers who raise funds for

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Kingston Symphony creates digital performance for Remembrance Day

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII, and in honour of Remembrance Day, the Kingston Symphony has once again come together, digitally, to perform a brand new piece called Tracing Colville by award-winning Canadian composer and Kingston resident, Dean Burry. Commissioned by the Kingston Symphony to perform

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Kingston Symphony releases children’s series Harmon in Space!

The Kingston Symphony has launched a new digital series for children called Harmon in Space. This series follows Harmon the Hound, a puppet, as she tries to complete her space mission and return to Earth. The first episode premiered today, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, and begins the weekly series hosted

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Annual Beat Beethoven run cancelled for 2020

The Annual Beat Beethoven run put on by the Kingston Symphony Association is cancelled due to the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders.  The race, which is an 8 km run, in which the runners try to finish the race before the Symphony finishes playing 50 minutes of Beethoven’s finest music, was scheduled

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Kingston Symphony comes together virtually to close out season

Classical musicians everywhere have been mourning the early closures of their seasons due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Kingston Symphony included. When the orchestra was forced to close their 2019-2020 season early before they could perform their final concert featuring Beethoven’s Symphony No.8 and No. 9, the Symphony Music Director,

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The case for Kingston as the Music Capital of Canada

The Tragically Hip. Sarah Harmer. The Glorious Sons. Bedouin Soundclash. The Headstones. The Arrogant Worms. These are just some of the bands and musicians that have called Kingston home on their way to national fame. Often, when you hear these names all at the same time, it’s because a Kingstonian

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Kingston Symphony presents ‘Carnival of the Dinosaurs’

As the Kingston Symphony continues its Symphony Education Partnership, bringing fun and dynamic orchestral concerts to thousands of area students, this year, they’re inviting the public to join in, too. Next week, the Kingston Symphony will welcome over 2,500 grade 4 students to the Grand Theatre as part of the

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Spotlight YGK: November 2 edition

Spotlight YGK “Welcome sweet November, the season of senses and my favorite month of all.” ? Gregory F. Lenz This Week … TONIGHT LIVE MUSIC: GovFest Battle of the Bands @ BluMartini https://www.facebook.com/events/238103036875546/ Scott Owen @ General Wolfe Inn https://www.facebook.com/events/312554326198257/ Stereo Nights @ King’s Town Beer Company https://www.facebook.com/events/564620890657051/ China Cat

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Kingston Symphony Book Fair: A September Must

September brings the fall colours and the start of school in Kingston, but if you love books, then one of the greatest events in the city is about to start. The Kingston Symphony Book Fair will soon open its doors, and bibliophiles from across the city and the surrounding areas

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