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Starling Chamber Orchestra

On this episode of SHOWCASE WITH BARBARA KELLAR, Kurt Sassmannshaus discusses the Starling Chamber Orchestra.


Founded by Kurt Sassmannshaus, the Starling Chamber Orchestra offers artists ages 10-18 the opportunity to perform as soloists, tour internationally, and make recordings. In March 2000, the Starling Chamber Orchestra released its first educational video, Classical Quest, which was distributed to public schools throughout Ohio for free. The program aired on 32 public television stations nationwide, including CET, and earned numerous awards.

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