Tanesha Mitchell, one of 80 amateur musicians who participated in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Academy Week, describes the experience as life-changing. Richard Anderson Photography hide caption

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Deceptive Cadence

Amateur Musicians Go Pro With The Baltimore Symphony

During the orchestra's Academy Week, amateur musicians get to rehearse and perform next to professionals.

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