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Two Concertos, One Big Finale
April 7, 2017

Brahms Requiem for Hard Times
November 10, 2016

Symphony Begins 31st Season
October 13, 2016

New Symphony Music Director To Make Debut
October 5, 2016

San Juan Symphony Sets Sail
September 30, 2016

San Juan Symphony Meets the Maestro
May 24, 2016

Orchestra Fires Up Beethoven Festival
April 28, 2016

11 Year Old Composer To Debut Piece Monday
April 12, 2016

Heuser Named San Juan Symphony Music Director
March 10, 2016

Bringing Musical Fire
February 25, 2016


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San Juan Symphony Meets the Maestro
May 24, 2016

Orchestra Fires Up Beethoven Festival
April 28, 2016

Bringing Musical Fire
February 25, 2016

Reply To Violence:-Making Music More Intensely
November 19, 2015

San Juan Symphony meets the maestro
May 24, 2016


True colors
by Jessica Gonzalez
October 8, 2015 – Almost 400 people packed into the brand-new Ralph E. Vavak auditorium at Montezuma-Cortez High School to see the San Juan Symphony Orchestra and its special guests, guest conductor Blake Richardson and cello soloist Inbal Segev.

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Guest conductor Richardson leads San Juan Symphony in style
by Judith Reynolds
October 8, 2015 – Tall, lanky Blake Richardson hovered over the San Juan Symphony last Saturday night, launching the 30th season. With a wingspan rivaling that of a bald eagle, Richardson was the first of three young conductors vying to replace Arthur Post as music director. Earlier this year, Post moved on after 13 years in the position.

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San Juan Symphony embraces the familiar
by Judith Reynolds
February. 23, 2015 – For a moment, for a few hours Saturday night, conductor Arthur Post and the San Juan Symphony created the illusion that all’s right with the world.

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Symphony begins season strong with Beethoven’s fifth
by Judith Reynolds
October. 8, 2014 – Music Director Arthur Post offered a program brimming with Romantic classics, a surreal new work and what Post described as “the greatest piece ever written” – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67. Post explained why by describing the intense musical and psychological journey the symphony undertakes.

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Was this good or what?
by Judith Reynolds
February. 17, 2014 – If music could ever evoke the storms of resignation, Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony would. Composed at the end of his life, the massive four-movement work rises and falls in an almost unbearable struggle with fate.

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Hallelujah chorus
by Ted Holteen
November. 25, 2013 – Sometimes you want to be on the edge of your seat. At other times, it is nice to use the whole thing.

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Setting the stage
by Judith Reynolds
October. 07, 2013 – On Saturday, a popular violin concerto warmed the hearth of the San Juan Symphony’s first concert of the season.

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Big finale for local symphony
by Judith Reynolds
April. 22, 2013 – Big. That’s the adjective the season finale for the San Juan Symphony has inspired.

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Symphony frames new music with classics
by Judith Reynolds
November. 12, 2012 – The good ship Lollapalooza sailed Saturday night with 135 singers and 47 orchestral musicians on board.

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Symphony launches Lollapalooza
by Judith Reynolds
October. 01, 2012 – Post opens with quirky Gulda, big Beethoven

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Oh, Zhu!
by Judith Reynolds
April. 23, 2012 – 15-year-old Chinese pianist shines in symphony finale.

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Sans, symphony weather a storm
by Judith Reynolds
Feb. 20, 2012 – On Sunday, Mozart’s short, punchy overture to the “Impressario” lasted a mere 5 minutes. Played with energy and confidence by the San Juan Symphony, the work bristled with playfulness and gusto.

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San Juan Symphony delivers peaceful ending
by Judith Reynolds
Nov. 21, 2011 – The final phrase of Sunday’s San Juan Symphony concert came down to a quiet prayer for peace: “Dona nobis pacem.”

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Symphony launches 26th season
by Judith Reynolds
Oct. 4, 2011 – The San Juan Symphony opened its 26th season Sunday with pianist Norman Krieger and a second hearing of Sam Cardon’s “Song of the Mountain Poets.”

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Symphony perfect on a day to remember
by Judith Reynolds
Sep. 12, 2011 – The San Juan Symphony opened its 2011-12 season with a program called “American Salute.” The timing was perfect – a thoughtful patriotic concert for the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11.

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Silver Strings
by Judith Reynolds
Special to the Herald
Nov. 22, 2010 – The San Juan Symphony hit a milestone this weekend and played to an audience that included the original program from 25 years ago.

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Symphony’s fairy tale season ends
by Ted Holteen
April 16, 2010 – From the Old Country to the mystical and magical Middle East, The San Juan Symphony has taken audiences on a musical journey around the world this year to tell many tales in its “Once Upon a Time” season.

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Symphony brings songs of tribute, lamentation
by Judith Reynolds
Special to the Herald
Nov. 17, 2009 – When Arthur Post programmed one of Johannes Brahms’ warmest choral pieces between two chilling, high-voltage fantasies, he must have been possessed. Like the darkness that lurks beneath many European folk tales, Sunday’s San Juan Symphony concert, “From the Old Country,” held its share of danger – musically and emotionally.

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Orchestra Concludes Its Strong Musical Season
Arthur Post conducts two pieces, big Beethoven, tiny ‘microsymph’
by Judith Reynolds
Special to the Herald
Apr. 21, 2009 – A musical tidal wave swept over the Four Corners last weekend.
The San Juan Symphony offered Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in all its complex grandeur as the finale of a remarkable season. In twin performances – first at the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon at Farmington’s Henderson Performance Hall – Music Director Arthur Post brought emotional vigor to what’s considered to be the world’s greatest symphony.

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Weekend Delight
San Juan Symphony performed Sunday afternoon at Fort Lewis
by Bryant Liggett
Special to the Herald
Nov. 25, 2008 – Professional musician Danny Barnes states on his Web site that a region’s music scene is vibrant if it includes a symphony. That’s good news for our area, home to the San Juan Symphony, which delighted a packed house Sunday afternoon with a two-hour concert titled “New Wine: Same Bottle” at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College.

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‘Ode to Autumn’ fundraiser makes music for the season
By Ann Butler
Nov. 1, 2008 – Here’s the recipe for a perfect fall day: Take one beautiful location in the magnificent Colorado outdoors. Add a cornucopia of delicious foods and wines to please the palate. Put the cherry on top of the sundae with musical performances by some of the area’s most talented musicians. Finish off the afternoon with the good company of fellow music lovers. Et voilà! A lot of happy, tired people are heading home with smiles on their faces.

That’s what happened at “Ode to Autumn,” a fundraiser for the San Juan Symphony that was held Sunday at the Edgemont Highlands Community Lodge.

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Music on the Rocks with Art is night to remember
By Debra Mayeux
The Daily Times
September 11, 2006 — As the babbling Animas River rolled by, the sun shone through the gray clouds slightly illuminating the Bluffs. A giant rainbow made an arch over the mountain, and the San Juan Symphony Chamber Orchestra began to play.

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San Juan Symphony breaks new ground
February 22, 2005 – The San Juan Symphony dazzled a near-capacity audience with a uniquely innovative concert Sunday afternoon at the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall.

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Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ is brought to life
By Patricia Miller
Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 9, 2004 – Some spiritual adepts hold that building harmony is the reason for the evolution of the universe. If they’re right, the universe should be blooming after this weekend’s harmony among more than 225 musicians. And that’s only the performers.

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San Juan Symphony opens season with flair
By Judith Reynolds
Special to the Herald
September 28, 2004 – Showbiz, a fiddle and a great head of hair dazzled the locals last weekend at the Community Concert Hall. The San Juan Symphony opened its season Sunday at the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall.

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Symphony finale
By Jeff Mannix
Special to the Herald
April 20, 2004 – The bookends for Maestro Post’s final San Juan Symphony concert of the season Saturday night at the Community Concert Hall were deliriously heady compositions by two of the greatest composers of the 19th century, Beethoven and Brahms.

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Symphony strikes high note
By Jeff Mannix
Special to the Herald
February 24, 2004 – Arthur Post conducts the San Juan Symphony in “Heaven and Earth” on Sunday afternoon at the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall.

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San Juan Symphony shines in season debut
By Judith Reynolds
Special to the Herald
October 7, 2003 – Last Sunday, with music evoking distant stars, a shimmering lake at night and the dry, menacing desert, the San Juan Symphony opened its 2003-04 season. With works celebrating the Southwest, the orchestra declared itself central to the life of this community. Flutist/composer R.

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Symphony gets a little rebellious
By Nathaniel Miller
Herald Arts & Entertainment Editor
February 28, 2003 – Every musician has to let down his or her hair now and then. And every listener will occasionally need an aural rousting. Arthur Post understands these things.

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The wisdom in picking Post displayed in Sunday concert
February 25, 2003 – The San Juan Symphony concert Sunday afternoon has to have been one of the most imaginative and provocative performed since the late Jan Roshong put the Farmington and Durango orchestras together in 1986, setting out to create a professional institution.

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Sympony shakes up Civic Center
February 2003 – San Juan Symphony music director and conductor Arthur Post had warned everyone who would listen that this “Groundbreakers” program would shake up things a bit, and he wasn’t kidding last Saturday evening when the orchestra performed at the Civic Center.

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11 Year Old Composer To Debut Piece Monday
April 12, 2016

Heuser Named San Juan Symphony Music Director
March 10, 2016

SAN JUAN SYMPHONY MUSIC DIRECTOR ARTHUR POST TO STEP DOWN AFTER 2015-16 SEASON
Feb 28, 2014

San Juan Symphony to Present “All Things Great and Small” as Final concert of 2008-09 Season
April 2, 2009

San Juan Symphony to present Ann Schein in Adams Foundation Piano Recital
March 9, 2009

San Juan Symphony to Present “Sketchy Business” on February 14-15
January 30, 2009

San Juan Symphony to present Ian Hobson in Adams Foundation Piano Recital
January 5, 2009

SAN JUAN SYMPHONY TO PRESENT “NEW WINE: SAME BOTTLE” AS SECOND CONCERT OF 2008-09 SEASON
NOVEMBER 6, 2008

San Juan Symphony to Present “Where Giants Dare to Tread” to Kickoff 2008-09 Season
October 2, 2008

San Juan Symphony to Celebrate “Symphonic Visions” in 2008-2009 Concert Season
September 22, 2008

SAN JUAN SYMPHONY TO PRESENT FAMILY CONCERT ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
September 2, 2008

SAN JUAN SYMPHONY RAISES $8,160 TO BENEFIT THE 700 MAIN DISASTER RELIEF FUND
April 14, 2008

San Juan Symphony to present Joseph Kalichstein in Adams Foundation Piano Recitals
March 10, 2008

SAN JUAN SYMPHONY TO PRESENT “MUSIC FOR MAIN” BENEFIT CONCERT ON APRIL 5
March 4, 2008

San Juan Symphony to present Jeanne Stark-Iochmans in Adams Foundation Piano Recital
January 2, 2008

San Juan Symphony to Feature “American Voices” with the Durango and Telluride Choral Societies
November 2, 2007

San Juan Symphony to Celebrate Song & Dance in 2007-2008 Concert Season
September 1, 2007

San Juan Symphony to Highlight “Tales of the East” in Season’s Closing Concert
April 6, 2007

SAN JUAN SYMPHONY PRESENTS TALES FROM THE EAST
April 5, 2007

SAN JUAN SYMPHONY PRESENTS The LAST ROMANTIC
April 5, 2006

SAN JUAN SYMPHONY PRESENTS The LAST ROMANTIC
March 26, 2006

San Juan Symphony announces its 2005-2006 SEASON: Insight Insound
September 1, 2005
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