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Learning From Each Other: School of Ballet Arizona and Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestra Work Together to Present “Raymonda”

In 2019, two leaders from Phoenix’s youth arts scene bumped into each other at a Phoenix Symphony rehearsal. Maria Simonetti, who directs the School of Ballet Arizona, recalls being impressed with conductor Matthew Kasper’s work and introduced herself. Delighted to learn that Kasper also directed the Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestras, she invited him to see […]