Author - Sarah Marczynski

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Volunteer Nation!
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Back to school week
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Special Ops!
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It’s Concert Season!
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Piano Patience
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Getting engaged! (in the community)
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Concept Concerts
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Amateur Hours
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Hooray for Hollywood!
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Let’s Advocate!

Volunteer Nation!

From the heart of volunteer nation*, Sarah talks about the importance of volunteers. *The football team of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville is the Volunteers and Tennessee is affectionately referred to as the ‘Volunteer Nation’. Sarah is a fan of the Memphis Tigers, but lives in the heart of Vol nation.

Back to school week

Sarah gets up early to visit Hamilton County teacher in-services and reflects on the important work that teachers do during this back to school week.

Special Ops!

Sarah talks about the special people who are operations managers for orchestras.

It’s Concert Season!

The much anticipated postlude to concert season is conference season! Sarah talks take-aways from a recent conference of the Tennessee chapter of ACDA.

Piano Patience

Sarah takes up her New Year’s Resolution of getting back into piano lessons and shares lessons learned so far – patience being top of the list!

Getting engaged! (in the community)

Sarah talks community engagement and the CSO’s recent partnership with community groups.

Concept Concerts

Sarah talks a new way of approaching in-school ensemble shows through concept integration.

The article on the New Bedford Symphony’s program is available here.

 

Amateur Hours

Sarah talks community play alongs, working with community musicians (sometimes called amateurs), and community engagement.

The article referenced is “Engaging Audiences” by the Wallace Foundation and can be downloaded here:
http://www.wallacefoundation.org/knowledge-center/audience-development-for-the-arts/strategies-for-expanding-audiences/Pages/Engaging-Audiences.aspx

Hooray for Hollywood!

Sarah talks movies and orchestra concerts. Bring your own popcorn.

Let’s Advocate!

Sarah talks about Tennessee’s Arts Advocacy Day and a brief intro into being an advocate. ¬†For resources or more info, comment below, on Polyphonic.org, or tweet @SGMarz