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A Soul Filled with Music

July 17, 2020

Thomas, Laura (Musician)

Music Education; Conductors; Classical Music; Musicians;

Thomas describes the impact that a conductor at a childhood music camp had in showing her the transformative potential of music. His passion and intensity led to a strong performative connection between members of the camp’s orchestra.

Curator’s note: Laura Thomas is a violinist from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She has played with symphony orchestras in Kansas and throughout North Carolina. She performs with the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle and is a founding member of The BarHop String Quartet, specializing in non-classical arrangements of jazz, rock, and alternative music. She is also a member of the band Hindugrass, which features Indian and American bluegrass musical fusion.


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