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Shenandoah Valley Music Festival Celebrates Fifty Years

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Posted: July 25, 2013

The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival emerged from the summertime practice sessions of symphony orchestras in Woodstock. A half-century later, performances now include music from genres such as bluegrass and Gospel, but — in keeping with tradition — two symphony concerts are held each year, as well. (Photo by Courtesy Photo)
More than 50 years ago, during what Dennis Lynch calls a “golden age for symphonic music,” aspiring symphony conductors would head to Woodstock every summer to practice their skills alongside fellow…

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