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Philharmonic Seeks Used Musical Instruments – Brevard NC


Last updated 2/8/2016 at 9:59am

Aleta Tisdale, violinist with the Brevard Philharmonic, helps Lincoln Walker, a senior at Brevard High School, play his first notes on the violin. The instrument was donated through the Philharmonic's Donate Your Instrument program, an offshoot of the orchestra's Music in the Schools outreach. (Courtesy photo)

With budget cuts taking a bite out of school music programs and with more of this county's children wanting to play an instrument than there are instruments available, the Brevard Philharmonic is stepping in to help.

The Brevard Philharmonic's Music in the Schools Program already brings live classical music into the schools and also transports children to live performances at Brevard College's Porter Center; but a year ago Aleta Tisdale, violinist with the orchestra and director of the Philharmonic's Music in the Schools Program, stumbled upon another need.

"I was talking to one of our s...

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