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New recordings from Boston, Seattle, Pacific orchestras

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Pacific Symphony, and Seattle Symphony are among orchestras recently announcing new recordings. The Boston Modern Orchestra Project has released ...

September 25, 2012

San Diego Youth Symphony wins $25K award for nonprofit governance and leadership

The San Diego Youth Symphony has been named grand-prize winner of BoardSource’s Prudential Award of $25,000 for outstanding governance and leadership in advancing a strategic vision...

September 24, 2012

Early-music competition in NYC set for October

As part of its fifth-anniversary celebrations, Gotham Early Music Scene will present six emerging period-instrument ensembles to compete on October 10 at Corpus Christi Church in New...

September 21, 2012

Rome Prize competition announces next round of fellowships

The American Academy in Rome is now accepting applications for fellowships in eleven fields of study in the arts and humanities, including musical composition. Winners of the...

September 20, 2012

Fellowship program ACJW announces members of next class, 2012-13 highlights

The Academy—a two-year fellowship program for young professional musicians jointly run by Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute, in partnership with the New...

September 19, 2012

New York Phil’s annual free dress rehearsal, plus opening gala on PBS

As in recent years, the New York Philharmonic will open to the public its dress rehearsal for its opening-night concert, and PBS will also telecast its opening gala...

September 18, 2012

Symphony in C to open season with piece by competition winner

The New Jersey-based professional training orchestra Symphony in C will open the fall season on September 22 with the world premiere of Malleus, composed by Douglas Buchanan,...

September 17, 2012

Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy offers performance grants

The Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy—a nonprofit established in 2008 to promote the works of women composers and celebrate the legacy of the Women’s Philharmonic (1980-2004)—has announced ...

September 14, 2012

As it turns 50, Cliburn competition to be featured on PBS

On September 28, PBS will air The Cliburn: 50 Years of Gold, a 60-minute documentary commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, established...

September 13, 2012

Colburn School celebrates 10th season with collaborations, downtown concerts, free programs

The Colburn School Conservatory and Academy in Los Angeles is celebrating its tenth anniversary this season with two new initiatives: a chamber-music program with the Los Angeles...

September 12, 2012