A Smile and A Hymn of Thanks

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Written on Thanksgiving, 2020 By Lucas Richman I am, by nature, an optimist. I wear my smile inside and I am generally able to feel its resonance come forward, providing an overall lightness of being during my waking hours. Of course, there have been the inevitable occasions in which I have found myself dangerously deep […]

“The Amazing Orchestra”

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Texarkana Symphony Orchestra getting ready to be ‘Amazing’ -The Texarkana Gazette by Aaron Brand, Feb 25, 2021 See Article The Texarkana Symphony Orchestra invites you to see symphonic music through a child’s eyes with its next concert, “The Amazing Orchestra,” on Saturday, March 6. With a 7:30 start at the Perot Theatre, this TSO event […]

Kathryn Bostic

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Chicago Sinfonietta to perform three 2020-21 concerts, each featuring a commissioned score by a Black composer Posted on “The Hub” – August 25, 2020 “The Chicago Sinfonietta will present two online concerts and one live concert for its 2020-21 season,” writes Howard Reich in Sunday’s (8/23) Chicago Tribune. “Each program will feature a commissioned world premiere, […]

Brahms and Chicken Curry With a Side of Integrity

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By Lucas Richman –  I will admit that it has been a bit difficult for me to listen to music or watch pre-COVID performance videos as our absence from the concert hall and theatres graduates to its fifth month of silence. Without any in-person large ensemble musical collaborations being realistically viable in the near future […]

Kathryn Bostic – Oscar-Shortlisted!

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Composer Kathryn Bostic has two recent score projects: “Clemency” and the documentary “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am.” For the latter, Bostic’s song “High Above the Water” has made the shortlist for the original song Oscar. ~ Los Angeles Time Article

Kathryn Bostic – Winner!

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Kathryn Bostic is the winner of the inaugural Society of Composers & Lyricists Award for Outstanding Original Score for an Independent Film. Bostic was nominated for “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”

“Tovaangar: Coronation and Chaos” Review

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BSO Pulls out the Stops to Honor its Maestro The Ellsworth American October 22, 2019 by Marcia Gronewold Sly on Arts & living, Entertainment, Lifestyle ORONO — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra delivered a rousing tribute Sunday, Oct. 6, to Music Director and Conductor Lucas Richman, who is celebrating his 10th season, through a variety of […]

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“The August Wilson Symphony” Review

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The Great Migration: A Symphony in Celebration of August Wilson   Lift Every Voice: Resonating Music, Words, and Legacy Featuring The August Wilson Symphony by Kathryn Bostic Lucas Richman, conductor Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra January 20, 2018. Theatre Journal, Volume 71, Number 1, March 2019, pp. 113-116 (Review) Published by Johns Hopkins University Press The very […]

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Christmas Music for Orchestra!

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LeDor Publishing has a fine array of music for the Winter Holidays! There is a special discount of 10% for orders placed by July 31, 2018. Check out our list of offerings:  CHRISTMAS MUSIC We also have a wonderful selection for HANUKKAH