Today's News: 06/15/2021

Chicago’s Grant Park Music Festival restores full capacity, lifts seating restrictions for summer season

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“The Grant Park Music Festival on Monday announced it has removed all seating restrictions for its upcoming season, following the city and state’s lifting of all pandemic restrictions last...

June 15, 2021

How the Hartford Symphony navigated the pandemic—online and in person, with PPP loans

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“After 16 months cut off from performing in front of in-person audiences, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra is thinking big again,” writes Frank Rizzo in Monday’s (6/14) Hartford Business Journal...

June 15, 2021

Wisconsin Youth Symphony to build new music center in Madison, opening in 2023

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“Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras plans to build a new music center on East Washington Avenue, replacing the current Avenue Club and Bubble Up Bar, which closed during the COVID-19...

June 15, 2021

Students protest planned tuition increase at Juilliard

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“The Juilliard School, one of the world’s leading performing arts conservatories, is better known for recitals than picket lines,” writes Colin Moynihan in Friday’s (6/11) New York Times. “But...

June 15, 2021

Colorado Symphony announces in-person 2021-22 season at Boettcher Concert Hall

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“Colorado Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2021/22 season,” writes Maggie Donahue in Monday’s (6/14) Colorado Public Radio. “Starting in September, the orchestra will perform 49 live, indoor concerts …...

June 15, 2021

Conductor Grant Llewellyn on post-stroke recovery and gradual return to the podium

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“When the conductor Grant Llewellyn had a stroke last summer, it was not a sudden attack … but the impact was no less dramatic” writes Nelli Bird in Friday’s...

June 15, 2021

Astral Artists and Concert Artists Guild announce 2021 competition winners

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Astral Artists and Concert Artists Guild have each announced the winners of their 2021 competitions for emerging musicians, which were conducted virtually this year. Astral Artists’ 2021 national auditions...

June 15, 2021

Make an impact by joining the League’s “Stronger Together” community

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Over the past 15 months, the orchestra community has proven time and again how strong it can be when everyone works together. Stronger Together: League Giving Days 2021 celebrate...

June 15, 2021

Today's News: 06/15/2021