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  an opportunity to use and learn about the various symphony instru- ments at local farmers markets,
libraries, community events, and more. The No Ties Allowed dress rehearsal is a free event that occurs
at 11 a.m. before performances, while the Strings in the School after school program is in the works to
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be brought back to children who want to learn the violin.
“We really want to make classi- cal music accessible to everyone in our community, including young children,” said Tess Duffy, the Marketing and Communications Manager, who also noted that the San Luis Obispo Symphony Youth Symphony has helped inspire students over the years, as some alumni have moved on to become members of the SLO Symphony in their adult careers.
“By investing in promising local youth with the drive and determi- nation to study orchestral music, SLO Symphony is building the next generation of musicians and music patrons. Through accessible perfor- mances and outreach opportunities, SLO Symphony enriches the region with cultural vitality and improved quality of life,” as noted on the website.
The San Luis Obispo Symphony office is open from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (805) 356-1438 or visit
— By Sadie Mae Mace
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