In this 2003 photo, music director James DePreist conducts the Oregon Symphony 

In this 2003 photo, music director James DePreist conducts the Oregon Symphony during the tribute concert at Schnitzer Hall in Portland, Ore.  DePreist, one of the first African-American conductors and a National Medal of Arts winner, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., his manager Jason Bagdade said. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Motoya Nakamura)  MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT
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In this 2003 photo, music director James DePreist conducts the Oregon Symphony during the tribute concert at Schnitzer Hall in Portland, Ore. DePreist, one of the first African-American conductors and a National Medal of Arts winner, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., his manager Jason Bagdade said. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Motoya Nakamura) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT
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