Bard Conservatory Orchestra Performs at Local Prison

Friday, December 04, 2009

It’s not uncommon for musicians to perform as public service—in schools, hospitals, and nursing homes. But students in the Bard Conservatory Orchestra recently found themselves onstage in an unusual venue: a maximum security prison. Lara Pellegrinelli reports on their concert, the first ever to feature a full orchestra at the Eastern Correctional Facility in Naponach.

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