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Walker Plays w/the Phila. Orch.--Phoenixville's Firebird Fest--TU Courses Encourage Arts Discovery

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American composer George Walker

Jim Cotter speaks with the celebrated American composer George Walker. The Philadelphia Orchestra premieres his violin concerto this week with Gregory Walker, the composer's son, as soloist.

Susan Lewis previews weekend festivities in Phoenixville. Its annual Firebird Festival is a celebration of rebirth.

And we speak with Temple University's director of general education Terry Halbert. New Gen-Ed programs are bringing thousands of students into arts and culture venues throughout Philadelphia.

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