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Charlotte Symphony’s virtual summer concerts continue—in principal cellist’s backyard

In North Carolina, the Charlotte Symphony’s al Fresco virtual concert series will return on July 23 with the first of four free summer concerts, each featuring a different ensemble...

July 9, 2021

Rising Tide Music Press to present online symposium about equity and access, July 14

On July 14, Rising Tide Music Press will offer a day-long online symposium about equity, access, and agency for Black, Brown, Indigenous, and Asian music-makers. The webinar is the...

July 9, 2021

Portland Symphony announces in-person 2021-22 season: music by Copland, Berlioz, Sonenberg, Price, Márquez, Tanaka, Poulenc

Maine’s Portland Symphony Orchestra will open its 2021-22 season at Merrill Auditorium with Music Director Eckart Preu leading Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Maine composer Daniel Sonenberg’s...

July 8, 2021

Elkhart County Symphony in performance at botanical gardens with new music director

The Elkhart County Symphony will perform at Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana on July 11; due to the pandemic, the concert represents the orchestra’s first in-person performances conducted...

July 6, 2021

Miami Beach Festival Orchestra to perform at interfaith gathering for victims and families of Surfside building collapse

On July 8, the Miami Beach Music Festival Orchestra will present a free concert at an interfaith gathering entitled “Console the Soul: Prayers for Surfside” at the Temple Emanu-El...

July 7, 2021

Firelands Symphony’s free summer drumming programs for adults and children

In Sandusky, Ohio, the Firelands Symphony Orchestra is partnering with Sandusky Parks and Recreation this summer to provide six weeks of free drumming programs, led by FSO Principal Percussion...

July 2, 2021

The Hub: back on Tuesday, July 6

The League of American Orchestras will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 5—and The Hub will be, too. The Hub will be back on Tuesday,...

July 2, 2021

Canton Symphony’s inaugural Orchestrating Change Leadership Program gets underway

Ohio’s Canton Symphony Orchestra has chosen nine students for its new Orchestrating Change Leadership Program, designed to develop leadership and professional skills that participants can bring to the workforce....

July 1, 2021

El Paso Symphony’s 2021-22 season to feature new cantata in tribute to victims of 2019 mass shooting in El Paso

The El Paso Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Bohuslav Rattay have announced that the orchestra’s 2021-22 season will open on September 24 with the first of six concerts, a...

June 30, 2021

Ohio’s Columbus Symphony nominated for regional Emmy award for 2020 “Holiday Spectacular”

The Columbus Symphony’s recent “Columbus Symphony Holiday Spectacular” television broadcast has been nominated for a Regional Emmy Award. The one-hour family-friendly broadcast, featuring CSO Principal Pops Conductor Stuart Chafetz...

June 29, 2021