October 6, 2017      Hartt Orchestra, Hartford Chorale and soloists from Yale Opera come together for a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in the Bushnell Performing Arts Center

February 24, 2017     as a guest with the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra (Georgia).

November 1, 2016     Edward Cumming visits schools in Farmington

November 20, 2015     Review of second appearance with the Long Beach Symphony.

June 5, 2015     Review of performance with the Long Beach Symphony.

June 5, 2011      Edward Cumming is named Associate Professor of Conducting and Director of Orchestral Activities at The Hartt School                

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June 5, 2011      Review of my final concert as Mus. Dir. of the Hartford Symphony.

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May 29, 2011       Preview on U.S. premiere of Stephen Montague’s REQUIEM.

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(See also Rick Coffey of the Hartford Chorale, discussing Edward Cumming’s role in advancing choral music in Hartford:

                                      In the New York Times:

May 14, 2010                        Sonata Set for violin and orchestra

                                  Edward Cumming’s orchestration of Charles Ives’s Violin Sonatas

December 3, 2010              A Tale of Two Messiahs

December 14, 2008      Economy Testing Creativity of the Arts Testing Creativity of the Arts&st=cse&scp=1

May 21, 2008       The Relationship of the Music Director and the Marketing Director: Designing a Symphony Season

April 27, 2003             Harmony in Hartford

June 10, 2001               Change at the Hartford Symphony

  • Upcoming Events

    • 07/25/22 - 07/29/22 Hartt Conducting Clinic in West Hartford, Connecticut at The Hartt School
    • 09/16/22 Hartt Orchestra with Scott Mendoker, soloist in W.Hartford at Lincoln Theater

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