Changsha (China) Symphony Orchestra Concert

Friends from Abroad Share Their Stories

The performing arts in this country have taken a hard hit from the pandemic and our government’s fractured response. The few public concerts in the Pittsburgh Symphony’s schedule are outdoors, and our fall season looks to be entirely virtual. Is it the same everywhere? We reached out to friends and former colleagues around the world to see how they are carrying on during this pandemic. Here are their responses:

Masks made by Stephanie Tretick

Adventures in Mask-making

The performing arts in this country have taken a hard hit from the pandemic and our government’s fractured response. The few public concerts in the Pittsburgh Symphony’s schedule are outdoors, and our fall season looks to be entirely virtual. Is it the same everywhere? We reached out to friends and former colleagues around the world to see how they are carrying on during this pandemic. Here are their responses:

Musicians of Steel 2020 Virtual 5k

Virtual Musicians of Steel 5k Benefits After-School Music Programs

To continue the tradition of the Musicians of Steel 5K Walk/Run, we are going virtual this year! You can run, walk, unicycle, or somersault your way through 1 mile, 5K, or 10K from anywhere in the world, at any time between September 26 and October 4, and with whomever is in your social pod. We can still share this experience and help bring the opportunity of music education to our community.