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North Carolina Symphony, Wake County Public Schools Receive Prestigious Yale Distinguished Music Award

Thursday, April 2, 2015

A partnership between the North Carolina Symphony (NCS) and the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) has received a prestigious Yale Distinguished Music Award. Symphony Education Director Sarah Gilpin and Martin Middle Magnet School orchestra director Anita Hynus will attend Yale’s fifth biennial Symposium on Music in Schools, which will take place June 4-7 in New Haven, Conn.  

CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center to Receive LCC Student Crafted Casemate Jan. 20

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A gift for the New Year will be presented to the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center Jan. 20 at 2 p.m., in the form of a cannon carriage crafted by students at Lenoir Community College. The wooden carriage has been reconstructed based on original drawings and will be placed in the casemate, a fortified structure where the cannon would be located. It is part of the Civil War 150th anniversary commemoration administered by the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources.

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