Monday, March 30, 2015

James DePreist memorial scheduled

James DePreist's many friends from Philadelphia and beyond will gather for a memorial service Monday, March 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Union Baptist Church, Fitzwater & Martin Streets. The conductor died Feb. 8 after a long career that took him to orchestras around the globe. His Inquirer obituary is here.

James DePreist memorial scheduled

James DePreist's many friends from Philadelphia and beyond will gather for a memorial service Monday, March 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Union Baptist Church, Fitzwater & Martin Streets. The conductor died Feb. 8 after a long career that took him to orchestras around the globe. His Inquirer obituary is here.

Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic
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Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer for The Inquirer. Since 1989, he has written music reviews, features, news and commentary for the paper, covering such topics as the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Venice Biennale, expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy declaration in 2011, Philadelphia's evolving performing arts center and the general health of arts and culture.

Dobrin was a French horn player. He earned an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and received a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with Elliott Galkin. He has no time to practice today.

Reach Peter at pdobrin@phillynews.com.

Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic
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