As soon as schools stopped in-person learning last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the many activities that students enjoyed also came to a halt.
Students in music programs lost their final chance to perform with graduating seniors and missed out on annual concerts and competitions.
At the same time, professional musicians around the world were canceling tours and lessons. Doors were closed to every rehearsal, performance and milestone.
So, the Salem Youth Symphony decided to do something about it.
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