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02.13.07

Amarillo Symphony Names New Conductor

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Next time you go to the Amarillo Symphony you'll experience the music with a brand new conduction.  Kimbo Ishii-Eto is officially the new conductor. The announcement came Monday night at the Globe News Center for the Performing Arts.  The new conductor immediately led the orchestra through a short concert .  Those involved say finding the person to best fit the job took about 22 months.  Over 200 people applied for the position.  A special committee selected a final four people who all performed in Amarillo with the Symphony.  Kimbo is now the 16th conductor in the symphony's 82 year history.

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