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College starts orchestra for adults over 50

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A Cincinnati college is starting an orchestra for adults who always wanted to play an instrument but never had the chance.

The College Conservatory of Music is The University of Cincinnati’s world-renowned music school. Undergraduate and graduate students are competitively admitted to study opera, jazz, electronic media, drama, dance and other specialties.

The College Conservatory of Music, CCM, has an established program of providing opportunities to children and teens through its Preparatory Department. The Prep Department offers kids year-round lessons in music and dance as well as arts-focused summer camps. Through the Prep Department, a new orchestra has been created.

New Horizons is a string ensemble for adults over 50. The group is designed for those without musical experience and those who previously played an instrument. Rehearsals are held at the main UC Campus under the direction of BettyAnne Gottlieb.

For concert dates and more information on New Horizons, visit New Horizons online.

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