News & Notes from the NRO

The stories behind the mission.

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Rocky Mountain Music Legend in Silverthorne

Saturday, April 6th, 2019|

The National Repertory Orchestra, (NRO), presents, “An Evening with Jim Salestrom Singing Songs of the Rockies”, at the Silverthorne Pavilion, Wednesday, April 10th at 7:00pm.  And, he’s not alone. Six, NRO Alumni will join [...]

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Alumna Working at the Cleveland Orchestra

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018|

Carey Skinner, National Repertory Orchestra Marketing Fellow in 2017, won a job with the Cleveland Orchestra shortly after her summer in Breckenridge and has recently been promoted to Manager of Development and Communication. In [...]

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Alumnus Becomes Associate Concertmaster

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018|

Timothy Steeves was recently named Associate Concertmaster of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. He served as concertmaster of the National Repertory Orchestra in 2014 and 2015. Regarding his time with the NRO, he states, "My [...]

NRO Welcomes New Board Member

Monday, November 12th, 2018|

Samuel Bufford spent his early childhood in Northern California (his family arrived with the Gold Rush) and then spent his teen years in Maryland. A good scholar, he earned a PhD from the University of [...]

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NRO Welcomes New Director of Operations

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018|

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Kristin Kall has a diverse classical music background as a performer, educator, and arts administrator, focusing on projects that expand audiences through education and community engagement. Formerly an [...]

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2018 NRO Alumnus Wins Position

Monday, August 20th, 2018|

Trombonist Myles Blakemore won a position with the US Naval Academy Band just one week after this year's festival concluded. This band of professional Navy musicians provides musical support for the Brigade of Midshipmen, [...]

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NRO Welcomes Community Engagement Fellow

Friday, May 11th, 2018|

Nicolas Gonzalez is a dual masters student at Indiana University - Bloomington, studying Arts Administration and Public Affairs. He received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University - Bloomington in Telecommunications, with a focus on [...]

Introducing the 2018 Artist Liaison Fellow

Thursday, May 10th, 2018|

Amara Sperber is delighted to help facilitate connection between artists at National Repertory Orchestra this summer. In the fall, Amara will begin the teacher training program in Suzuki Method at Cleveland Institute of Music. She [...]

She-e Wu Performs with the NRO on June 30th

Monday, April 16th, 2018|

She-e Wu has appeared as a solo artist at Bach Symposium/Bach Variation Festival in Lincoln Center; Jouournées de la Percussion, NancyPhony Festival, perKumania festival, and PercuPassion Festival in France; Taiwan Connection concert at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln [...]

NRO Announces 2018 Personnel Fellow

Monday, April 9th, 2018|

Christine Senavsky is a first-year Master of Arts Management Student at Carnegie Mellon University. From the Bay Area California, she graduated from University of Oregon in June 2016 with her Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance [...]

Introducing Our 2018 Recording Engineer

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018|

Jess Griggs is currently working at the classical radio station, WQXR in NYC. There she does a variety of things, including, audio production, social media management, and writing for their blog. Additionally, she is the [...]