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New Texas orchestra to debut in October

A new orchestra—the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio—has announced that it will make its concert debut in south Texas this October. Venezuelan conductor Carlos Izcaray will serve...

June 20, 2012

Tanglewood to stream 75 performances this summer

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its free digital streams celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Tanglewood Festival, with one free 24-hour ...

June 19, 2012

Apply for Copland Fund grants; Baltimore Symphony summer institute

The deadline to apply for the Aaron Copland Fund for Music’s 2012-13 round of grants is July 2. Grants go toward general operating support or project support...

June 18, 2012

Central Wisconsin Symphony’s nature-inspired 2012-13 season

The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra, based in Stevens Point, has announced details of its 2012-13 season, which opens on October 13 with an “Avian Fantasy” program in...

June 15, 2012

New collaborative master’s degree program, via Milan/Dallas/Montreal

Three universities have joined together to launch a twelve-month International Arts Management Masters program, which beginning in fall 2013 will offer a new M.M. degree program in...

June 14, 2012

Solo competitions in Houston and Japan announce winners

Winners have been announced for separate competitions in Texas and Japan. On June 2, harpist Megan Levin won first place in the Houston Symphony League’s annual Ima...

June 13, 2012

League and Getty Foundation partner for $1.5 million grant program

The League of American Orchestras has received a three-year $1.5 million grant from the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation to administer a re-granting program that supports work...

June 12, 2012

Mei-Ann Chen wins League’s Helen M. Thompson Award

Memphis Symphony Orchestra Music Director Mei-Ann Chen was presented the 2012 Helen M. Thompson Award at the 67th National Conference of the League of American Orchestras in...

June 11, 2012

League announces 2011-12 ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming

At the League of American Orchestras 67th Annual Conference, 24 American orchestras received 2011-12 ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming today (6/8) in Dallas. Among the winners ......

June 8, 2012

Knoxville Symphony adds dates to popular Concertmaster Series

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra in Tennessee announced that it has doubled the number of concerts in its new Concertmaster Series during the 2012-13 season, from three to...

June 7, 2012