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September is Classical Music Month! Our Guide to Classical Events Across the Country

Did you know that September is Classical Music Month? Former president Bill Clinton designated September Classical Music Month by House Joint Resolution 239 back in 1994. Below is Proclamation 6716, issued on August 22, 1994, where former-president Clinton extols the virtues and value of classical music:

“In the symphony halls of our great cities across America, in the community centers of our small towns, on radio and in recordings, a note is played that began centuries ago and resounds to this day. At the heart of classical music is continuity and tradition. What was heard in a Vienna opera house was heard again in a colonial theater in Charleston, South Carolina, was echoed at the inauguration of President Lincoln, was repeated in turn-of-the-century Chicago, and is played again today by a range of musicians from the most skilled of virtuosos to the youngest student struggling with the complexities of the violin.
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