Bringing the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, fabulous guest vocalists and this super-sized chorus together to perform Beethoven's Ninth reflects the nature of this revolutionary piece -- it requires all 240 people on stage to do justice to the power and magnificence of Beethoven's final symphony.

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We hope that the concert will serve to unite the community. The music we've chosen is uplifting, and it will help people come together to do what we can in the face of this disaster.

In designing the jeans we considered both function and fashion. The result is a uniquely functional, yet stylish, great fitting jean.

He would read scores like most of us read novels. Even at the end of his life, when he wasn't conducting any more, he would sit down and read scores without any music going — just hearing the music in his head.

Hines' picture is out there on the wall.