Lullaby Commission Project

Deadline: July 1, 2002 (postmark)

The Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra, the nation’s first and only GLBT community orchestra, announces a commission opportunity for composers regardless of age or nationality.

The commission is in honor of the MPO’s 10th anniversary, and will be premiered on its spring concert of 2003. (Travel expenses to the performance in the Twin Cities are not provided.)

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Sounds of the GLBT Twin Cities: Part Three

Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra
By Michael Davis (Originally published in Lavender Magazine)

The conductor search committee of the Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) must have felt a little like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. After an exhaustive four-month search that included highly qualified candidates from all over the world, the committee learned that what it was looking for was right in its own backyard all along.

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