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Faculty News: All-State HS Orchestra looks to KU Music faculty for coaching

Erin Wood, lecturer of harp, Jacob Dakon, associate professor of music education, and Hannah Collins, assistant professor of cello, coached sectionals (harp, violin, and cello respectively) for the All-State High School Orchestra in preparation for their virtual performance of the Bacchanale by Saint-Saëns at the KMEA conference. The students will record their parts individually and their recordings will be edited together in a composite video for the KMEA virtual performance. 


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