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Hitting All the Right Notes

Charlotte Symphony’s new president and CEO Mary Deissler expands programming, forms cultural alliances to broaden reach. Things might have been turned out differently career-wise for Mary Deissler had she not experienced crippling…
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Fiddlin' Around

Davidson College’s Old Time Music Series grew out of professor’s new-found appreciation of traditional art form. When Bill Lawing, J. Estes Millner Professor of Music at Davidson College, learned the Kruger Brothers were opening a performance…
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Carolina Sound Man

  Newly launched Croquet Records, the first ever nonprofit North Carolina label, is an artist first incubator for Tar Heel songwriters and musicians. Strike up a conversation between sets with an indie band member playing a local club…
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LAKE NORMAN MAGAZINE - Music Men

Key influencers make the burgeoning musical scene an integral part of Lake Norman lifestyle. These are heady times for the Lake Norman music scene. Cornelius and Davidson are leading the charge showcasing local talent and making the…
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THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER - Pickin' & Grinnin'

Riley Baugus wanted to become a musician from the time he was a young boy growing up in the Piedmont region. “I was surrounded by traditional American roots music at church and in the home, and saw the respect musicians received and…