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Articles About Dayton Mandolin Orchestra

  • VIDEO – Dayton Mandolin Orchestra plays Garcia’s “Passages through Mexico”

    On Sunday, Nov. 7, at a joint concert with an orchestra from Kalamazoo, Mich., the Dayton Mandolin Orchestra played three songs written by locally-born composer Victor Garcia Jr., “Passages through Mexico.” See the video here.

  • Mandolins to play Garcia piece

    In the early 20th century, mandolin orchestras sprung up in Dayton and elsewhere, playing rags, marches, light classical and waltzes with the energetic ting of the uniquely American flatback mandolin. Today the mandolin craze is back, including in Yellow Springs, now home for the six-year-old Dayton Mandolin Orchestra.