"Bo Thorpe and His Orchestra."
He and his musicians have played for five
presidential and gubernatorial inaugural
balls, the National Symphony Ball, the
Atlanta Symphony, the Kentucky Colonel's
Derby Ball and for the annual June German,
a traditional dance held in Rocky Mount each
spring. These dates were part of a schedule
that included at least 60 appearances a year.
Thorpe recently turned his baton over to
band member Rory Partin. Thorpe's last
performance was New Year's Eve at the
Blockade Runner hotel in Wilmington.
Before organizing a band, Thorpe was an
investigative reporter and owner of a public
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