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Baltimore Symphony’s Dan Trahey featured at TEDxBaltimore

Daniel Trahey, artistic director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s OrchKids year-round afterschool music program, was a featured speaker at TEDxBaltimore’s January 25 event at Morgan State University...

February 8, 2013

New CulturePath initiative invites arts groups to co-sponsor events

CulturePath, a new collaborative funding and presenting platform for the performing and cultural arts, is inviting orchestras to participate, with the goal of bringing together organizations to...

February 7, 2013

Chicago Sinfonietta launches free monthly panel discussion on music business

The Chicago Sinfonietta has announced the launch of a free panel discussion series, “The Art of Business: Making a Living from Your Music,” to be offered monthly...

February 6, 2013

Annapolis Symphony launches “Music Heals” program

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in Maryland has launched “Music Heals,” a new health-and-wellness program that will partner with local community organizations such as healthcare facilities and schools...

February 6, 2013

Louisiana Philharmonic expands live concert streaming

For its January 23 “Envisioning Louisiana” program at the St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans’s historic French Quarter, the Louisiana Philharmonic’s live web stream was broadcast live...

February 5, 2013

Sistema Fellows now accepting applications for 2013-14

The Sistema Fellows Program, based at New England Conservatory in Boston, is accepting applications for its 2013-14 postgraduate training program for musicians and music educators interested in...

February 4, 2013

San Antonio’s new chamber orchestra sets up endowment fund

The Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio in Texas, founded in 2008 by Paul Montalvo, Robert Ehlers, and Silvia Santinelli, has announced the creation of a $100,000 endowment fund....

February 1, 2013

Van Cliburn competition screening auditions this winter, open to the public

The Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition has begun, with 133 pianists from 35 countries participating in screening auditions from January 5 to February 22 in Hong...

January 31, 2013

New World Symphony invites the public to submit videos for John Cage celebration

For its upcoming three-day John Cage centennial celebration, “Making the Right Choices,” the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida is inviting John Cage fans to record...

January 30, 2013

New-music festivals in Winnipeg, Los Angeles

Two separate new-music festivals are now underway, one presented by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in Canada and the other at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. The...

January 29, 2013