August 18, 2012
UPDATE: A bright spot: Atlanta Symphony Musicians Offer to Perform for Free with Choral Groups.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players’ Association has sat by in dismay for the past several days observing the ASO management’s disintegrating relations with Lassiter, Walton, and Grady High Schools, and the whole community.
As musicians who love to play with the talented choruses at these schools, we want to help resolve these ongoing issues.
To that end, the Musicians are making the following offer to Lassiter High School, Grady High School, and Walton High School: We, the ATL Symphony Musicians, will perform for free with the Lassiter, Walton, and Grady choral groups at their schools. Each school can use these performances as fundraisers and keep all of the proceeds for their benefit.
These good people are our children, our students, and our future colleagues and audiences. In short, the ATL Symphony Musicians are one community with them.
That’s a very nice gesture.