Julian Dixon with the Sacramento Philharmonic is delighted to help 6-year-old Mila Mutabdzija play the trombone as he helps out at a booth at Race for the Arts in Land Park in 2012. The orchestra, which has had financial problems and hasn’t performed in a year, is staging a series of “music invasions” to drum up interest in its upcoming season.
Julian Dixon with the Sacramento Philharmonic is delighted to help 6-year-old Mila Mutabdzija play the trombone as he helps out at a booth at Race for the Arts in Land Park in 2012. The orchestra, which has had financial problems and hasn’t performed in a year, is staging a series of “music invasions” to drum up interest in its upcoming season. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file
Julian Dixon with the Sacramento Philharmonic is delighted to help 6-year-old Mila Mutabdzija play the trombone as he helps out at a booth at Race for the Arts in Land Park in 2012. The orchestra, which has had financial problems and hasn’t performed in a year, is staging a series of “music invasions” to drum up interest in its upcoming season. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file
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