Press Releases

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SOA IMPLEMENTS PHASE TWO SOUND TEST
Release Date: February 22, 2013
Augusta, GA… Symphony Orchestra Augusta (SOA) will implement a second acoustic sound test in the historic Miller Theater located at 708 Broad Street, Augusta, GA from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  As a follow-up to their sound check late last year, Symphony Orchestra Augusta’s Miller Team is coordinating one final acoustic test in the theater. This test is different from the last, as SOA invites the public to join as an active audience providing a simulation of what a full theater would provide. full release

 

SOA CONDUCTS ACOUSTIC STUDY IN MILLER THEATER
Release Date: November 28, 2012
Augusta, GA… Symphony Orchestra Augusta (SOA) will conduct an acoustic sound test in the historic Miller Theater on Friday, November 30, 2012. SOA musicians will be placed on the historic Miller Theater stage to perform optimal pieces to exercise different sound variations and to maximize superior sound quality for non amplified instruments during live performances – a necessary alternative to its original purpose. full release

 

PUBLIC MEET & GREET WITH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Release Date: September 18, 2012
Augusta, GA…
 Symphony Orchestra Augusta (SOA) will host a meet and greet on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. The event will take place at the Morris Museum Auditorium, First Floor, for the press and public to meet Dr. Mieko Di Sano, new executive director for SOA. Dr. Di Sano will share her vision for SOA, including the involvement with the Miller Theater and local arts organizations. full release

 

ART EVENT AT THE MILLER
Release Date: September 10, 2012
Augusta, GA 
– Symphony Orchestra Augusta and Alternative Artworks (AA) to present, Debut at the Miller on Friday, September 14, 2012, at 6 p.m. at the Miller Theater.  Debut at the Miller is free event and open to the public. The Miller Theater is located at 708 Broad Street, in historical downtown Augusta, Georgia. Alternative Artworks will present the art work of several local artists who wish to exhibit in an extempore forum unique to Augusta, Georgia. full release

 

EVENING OF FESTIVITIES
Release Date: September 10, 2012
Augusta, GA…
 Symphony Orchestra Augusta kicks off its 58th season with an “Evening of Festivities” at First Baptist of Augusta, Saturday, September 29 at 7:30 P.M. This performance features guest artist Jason Vieaux, guitar. The repertoire for the evening will be Moncayo’s Huapango, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio espagnol, Lecuona/Grofé’s “Malagueña” from Andalucía Suite, Rodrigo’s Fantasia para un gentilhombre and Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio italien.
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SOA ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Release Date: July 30, 2012
Augusta, GA. . . . Brian J. Marks, President of Symphony Orchestra Augusta, announced today that the Executive Committee of the SOA Board of Directors has appointed Mieko Di Sano as Executive Director, effective August 15, 2012.  Her appointment comes following the unanimous recommendation of the Search Committee chaired by Board member, Jane Schwartz.  full release

 

SOA OPENS 58th SEASON
Release Date: July 16, 2012
Augusta, GA…
 Symphony Orchestra Augusta commences the 2012-2013 and 58th concert season with Maestro Shizuo Z Kuwahara in his fourth season as Music Director on Saturday, September 29, 2012. SOA enthusiastically announces our season, and theme “insaisissable épisodes” – English translation: elusive episodes.  full release

 

MILLER MEDIA EVENT
Release Date: June 12, 2012
Augusta, GA…When Symphony Orchestra Augusta voted to approve the acceptance of the Miller Theater last September, they made a formal media announcement with the promise to keep the community informed on project progress.  full release