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Grand Junction Symphony’s winery event, featuring musicians and orchestra staff

Artistic and administrative staff of the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra will perform at an informal orchestra event at Two Rivers Winery and Chateau in the Redlands area of Grand...

January 31, 2020

Portland Youth Philharmonic’s free performance at Congregation Beth Israel

Camerata PYP, the Portland Youth Philharmonic’s chamber orchestra, performs a free concert at Congregation Beth Israel in Portland, Oregon on January 30, featuring works by Jewish composers. Joining the...

January 30, 2020

New York Youth Symphony commissions seven premieres for 2020-21

The New York Youth Symphony will premiere seven commissioned works in 2020-21, through its First Music program by composers age 30 or under, who will write for the NYYS...

January 29, 2020

Lincoln’s Symphony adds chamber series in healthcare facilities

Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra in Nebraska has launched Harmony in Healing, a community engagement program in partnership with local hospitals, rehabilitation centers, memory care facilities, and assisted living centers. Harmony...

January 28, 2020

2020 classical Grammy Awards: composers Higdon, Marsalis, Norman, Picker, Shaw, Shpachenko

At the 62nd Grammy Awards ceremony on January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s recording of Andrew Norman’s Sustain, led by Music Director...

January 27, 2020

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s second Northside Celebration, Jan. 24-25

On January 24 and 25, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra will perform three collaborative Northside Celebration concerts at Ordway Concert Hall in St. Paul and North Community High School...

January 24, 2020

Canton Symphony launches fellowship for Ohio student composers

Ohio’s Canton Symphony Orchestra is launching a fellowship during the 2020-21 season for undergraduates majoring in composition at a Northeast Ohio college or university. The selected fellow will work...

January 23, 2020

Hannibal Lokumbe receives Americans for the Arts award for community work

Composer and jazz trumpeter Hannibal Lokumbe has received Americans for the Arts’ 2020 Johnson Fellowship for Artists Transforming Communities, honoring an artist whose work demonstrates a sustained commitment to...

January 22, 2020

Youth Orchestras of Charlotte makes it first tour, to youth orchestra festival in D.C.

North Carolina’s Youth Orchestras of Charlotte will perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on February 17, representing the first-ever tour for...

January 21, 2020

Bridgehampton Chamber Music: spring and summer seasons, record label, rebrand

The Long Island-based Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival has shortened its name to Bridgehampton Chamber Music. The organization began as a summer festival 37 years ago and in the past...

January 17, 2020