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The Portland Youth Philharmonic is America's first youth orchestra. But the story of the PYP begins in Burns where a violinist named Mary Dodge shared her love of music with the local children. As their talent emerged, Dodge formed a children's orchestra called the Sagebrush Symphony that captivated audiences statewide.

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Sagebrush Symphony

OPB | July 12, 2011 9 p.m.

The Portland Youth Philharmonic is America's first youth orchestra.  But the story of the PYP begins in Burns where a violinist named Mary Dodge shared her love of music with the local children.  As their talent emerged, Dodge formed a children's orchestra called the Sagebrush Symphony that captivated audiences statewide.

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