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Yvonne Frindle

Yvonne Frindle was born in Sydney, Australia, and educated at an agricultural high school where she cultivated her musical interests. She completed a Bachelor of Music degree with first class honours at Sydney University, and holds postgraduate diplomas in Education and Communication.

She has worked in orchestra administration since 1995, when she was awarded the inaugural ABC/Youth Music Australia Music Presentation Fellowship. She subsequently joined Symphony Australia, working in Publications and then as Assistant Artistic Administrator. From 1999 to 2001 she was Artistic Administrator of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, and from 2002 to 2005 Artistic Administrator of Apollo’s Fire. She is currently the Publications Editor and Music Presentation Manager for the Sydney Symphony.

Yvonne Frindle is an active freelance writer and speaker about music. She has been presenting pre-concert lectures since 1997, appearing for the Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras and Musica Viva Australia, as well as for the WASO, Apollo’s Fire and the Cleveland Orchestra.

Her annotations have appeared in the programs of all the major Australian orchestras, Musica Viva Australia, the Adelaide and Melbourne Festivals, and Apollo’s Fire, as well the Australian tours of the Vienna and Israel Philharmonic Orchestras and Paris Opera Ballet. She has also written CD liner notes for ABC Classics and KOCH International Classics.

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CityMusic Cleveland is a professional chamber orchestra that performs free concerts throughout Northeast Ohio,often accompanied by exhibits of local artwork.

Since exploding onto the scene in 2004, CityMusic Cleveland has won cheering audiences with beautiful music, brilliantly performed in familiar neighborhood settings.
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Peak Performance

August 7, 2018

CityMusic Cleveland strives for more as it approaches its 15th season Story and photography by Michael C. Butz On a sweltering and stormy evening in mid-May, the Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus presented a special Saturday night service, of sorts. It was a program that typically takes place only four times a year at the […]



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With generous support from the Cleveland Foundation, CityMusic Cleveland has embarked on a mission to enhance our digital footprint to more fully engage with our local communities, especially younger audiences. Our social media consultant has documented the strategy so far as a resource for other non-profits who may struggle to find the resources to devote to digital media. (link to social media resource page)


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