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Music Ensembles to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Jan 31, 2012 - Oct 7, 2012


Oxford - Miami University's music ensembles take the stage in fall 2012 at one of the most prestigious venues in the world - Carnegie Hall. It is expected that 350 students will participate, with students from virtually all-academic majors represented.

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MUSO celebrates year's end with GMYS

April 19, 2011

Oxford - The Miami University Symphony Orchestra (MUSO) invited the Great Miami Youth Symphony over to Miami University-Oxford for an hour of joint music making and a bit of pizza on Monday, April 18.

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MUSO hosts regional conference of CODA


From the Miam University Department of Music Web Site
February 24, 2011
The Miami University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Ricardo Averbach, was in the spotlight February 19-20 as the host orchestra for the 2011 regional conference of the College Orchestra Directors Association (CODA) held on the MU-Oxford campus.

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MUSO to collaborate with Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony


September 10, 2010The Miami University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ricardo Averbach, will give a joint performance with the Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Paul Stanbery, at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, in Hall Auditorium. This is the first time that the Miami University Symphony Orchestra combines with a professional orchestra for a concert.

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Averbach awarded honor diploma


(From the Miami University e-report, 9/2/2010) - Ricardo Averbach, associate professor of music and director of orchestral studies at Miami University, was awarded the First Honor Diploma at this year's Masterplayers International Music Competition.

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OCO takes 2nd prize in American Prize Competition


Oxford - The Oxford Chamber Orchestra (OCO), under the direction of Ricardo Averbach, and consisting of students and faculty at Miami University, has taken second place in the American Prize Competition, it was announced this week by the event's leadership.

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Averbach wins major conducting prize


Oxford - Maestro Ricardo Averbach, director of orchestral studies at Miami University and president of the College Orchestra Directors Association, Northeast division, has won The American Prize in Conducting in the college/university orchestra division. Averbach, at Miami since 2002, conducts the Miami University Symphony Orchestra and the Oxford Chamber Orchestra. He was one of 19 finalists for the prize.

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