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Colorado Symphony (1989-)

 Organization

The Colorado Symphony was established in 1989 as successor to the Denver Symphony Orchestra. The Denver Symphony Association filed for bankruptcy in May 1989 and cancelled the rest of the season.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bess Laderman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B430

Denver Symphony Guild Histories, 1965-1975

 File
Identifier: B430.02.0001.0005
Abstract The folder contains two typed histories of the Denver Symphony Guild: 1. The Denver Symphony Guild's First 30 Years (1935-1965) by Mildred McClellan Melville and 2. The Career Women's Symphony Guild (1964-1975) by Fern Martin.
Dates: 1965-1975

Riccarda McQuie for Colorado Reflections

 Item
Identifier: couda-mcquie
Abstract Riccarda McQuie, a professional violinist, was born in Chicago and moved to Colorado in 1918 to a homestead in the Colorado mountains with her mother. Reflects on her career playing the violin and teaching music students. McQuie discusses playing the violin on KOA radio station as an East High School student, traveling with the Orpheum Circuit, and her association with the Denver Symphony Orchestra (now known as the Colorado Symphony Orchestra).
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Symphony Guild, Bess Laderman President, 1963-1989, bulk: 1964-1965

 File
Identifier: B430.02.0001.0006
Abstract File contains correspondence speeches, newspaper articles, and membership programs.
Dates: 1963-1989; Majority of material found within 1964-1965