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Small-town symphony flourishes

...with Harold Lickey, a high school chemistry teacher and part-time musician who wound up as the group's musical director and conductor. They began modestly, performing in each other's living rooms before moving to the Bueker Middle School...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/29/mus_82771.shtml
Music
'A Christmas Carol' brings families together

...2009, but this is her husband's first time acting alongside her because he was working as the show's musical director and conductor. The Reagans planned to do the show together and appear in the party scene."It's a very, very fun part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-11-30/christmas-carol-bring
Sculpting the perfect arts season

...must consider. "The audience is always foremost in your mind," said Donald Portnoy, Augusta Symphony musical director and conductor. "But performers need to grow as well. An orchestra needs to grow. By choosing pieces that challenge the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/25/liv_354775.shtml
Life & style
Dr. Eloy Fominaya (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Fominaya was an associate conductor of the Augusta Symphony and played violin in the orchestra. He was musical director and conductor of the Augusta Chorale Society for 12 years. He was director of the Augusta Youth Orchestra from 1966 to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/14/obi_338461.shtml
Obituaries
Debutants presented at symphony cotillion

...The chairman of the ball was Toni Peacock. The honorary chairman of the ball was Dr. Donald Portnoy, musical director and conductor of the symphony. Mayor Bob Young served as master of ceremonies. Dinner and dancing followed the presentation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/20/ent_333918.shtml
Things to Do
Well this is a first...

Tonight I'll be blogging live from the debut appearance of Maestro Shizuo Z Kuwahara, the new musical director and conductor with Symphony Orchestra Augusta. I have to admit, I was initially a little skeptical that readers would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/steven-uhles/2009-10-10/well-firs
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