Neighborly Attention

Local focus of Philharmonic draws crowds, prominent guests

Posted: July 20, 2012 at 2:20 a.m.

Steven Byess is a man with a mission. Or perhaps it is better to say the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra, which will begin its third season in October, embodies his mission. The APO, which typically performs at Bentonville’s Arend Arts Center, wants to be the area’s hyperlocal symphony, with local soloists, local musicians and educational elements for nearby students.

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Whats Up, Pages 16 on 07/20/2012