Sep 8 2016

Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Discovers that Music is Everywhere in Cuba

The fifty-seven young musicians of the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra (OSYO) carried their instruments through the Havana airport, cleared customs and opened their cases for the instruments to adjust to the balmy Cuban climate. The musicians themselves also quickly acclimated to the warmth of Cuba and its people, culture and music. Music is omnipresent in Cuba, and the Oakland musicians encountered it everywhere they went – in the streets, hotels, restaurants and concert halls.

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Feb 12 2016

North Shore Begins Epic Adventure to Cuba!

Today, the North Shore High School Music Department is departing from JFK bound for Cuba. While more open to Americans than it has been, Cuba still presents a unique set of administrative challenges, but the group has crossed all their t’s and dotted all their i’s and are now ready for an epic adventure.

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