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11.17.06

Conductor Search Continues

The search for an important addition to the Amarillo Symphony continues today. Out of 200 applicants for the new conductor, four were chosen as finalists.   The third of the four finalists performs Friday November 17 and Saturday November 18 at the Globe News Center for Performing Arts at 8:00p.m.  This weekend Byung Rhee is performing with the Amarillo Symphony in hopes of becoming the new conductor. Rhee is originally from South Korea. He came to the U.S. in 1984 and traveled all over the country.  He's spent the last 5 years conducting in Nashville.  He says music runs in and family and is very important to him.   He says he loves bringing music to all different kinds of people.  A final decision on the new conductor won't be announced till some time in January.

For more information including tickets call (806)376-8782 or (806)655-2181
  

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