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The History & Evolution of the Symphony Orchestra

Jin Kim, Music Director of Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will present a lively lecture on the history and evolution of the symphony orchestra. Along the way, Mr. Kim will explain some of the common questions by the audiences including the role of a conductor, various instruments in the orchestra, and reasons behind common concert etiquette. A member of the ASO will also join Mr. Kim in performing musical excerpts during this event.

This program is co-sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston and the Thomas Crane Public Library.

About Jin Kim: Jin Kim is serving his 24th season as Music Director & Conductor of the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra. Under Kim’s leadership, Atlantic Symphony has been transformed into one of the premier professional orchestras in Greater Boston and New England.

About Atlantic Symphony Orchestra: Atlantic Symphony Orchestra is a professional regional orchestra located on Boston’s South Shore — recognized as among the most artistically regarded in New England. Established in 1996 under the artistic leadership of music director and conductor, Jin Kim, ASO has become one of the premier regional orchestras in the northeast, known for its level of play. Members of the orchestra consist of both seasoned and gifted young professionals from the world’s leading conservatories.


Nov 03 2021


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thomas Crane Public Library


Thomas Crane Public Library
40 Washington Street, Quincy, MA 02169
Thomas Crane Public Library
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