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Nicholas Bentz

Holiday Highlights

Holiday Highlights

This most recent holiday season was a particularly joyful period of celebration. Here is a look at five musical moments from this past November and December:

This Week in Personal History

This Week in Personal History

But there was one person who indefatigably stuck by me at this juncture, at the hour of greatest need. This was the same guy who was the very first to write me to express interest in getting the project going in the first place, all the way back in August 2014. In March 2015 at that coffee meeting, I had to ask him, in the midst of what had become a chaotic environment, where he stood. He told me, "I'm still in. At this point, I feel a moral commitment to help get this thing off the ground." And get it off the ground, we did....

Jordan Randall Smith is the Music Director of Symphony Number One.