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Kronos Quartet invites applications from composers under 30

The Kronos Quartet is now accepting applications for its “Kronos: Under 30 Project” from composers of any nationality who have not reached age 30 by the deadline...

October 5, 2012

American Prizes go to orchestras in California, Maryland, Minnesota, N.J., N.Y., Texas

The National Philharmonic, Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, and Orange County Youth Orchestra are among the 2012 winners of awards from The American Prize...

October 2, 2012

“Sound of Architecture” interdisciplinary symposium at Yale in October

From October 4-6, the Yale School of Architecture will present “The Sound of Architecture,” an interdisciplinary symposium exploring the auditory dimension of architecture. Architect Elizabeth Diller...

October 1, 2012

Chicago, Cincinnati, and Kentucky arts groups chosen for innovation workshops

The nonprofit organization EmcArts, which encourages innovation in the arts and culture field through re-grants and a variety of support programs, has announced the names of 38...

September 28, 2012

Upbeat financial news from Detroit and Milwaukee orchestras

The symphony orchestras of Detroit and Milwaukee are among those ensembles recently announcing positive financial news. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has surpassed its annual fundraising goal of...

September 27, 2012

Boston Baroque introduces baroque/contemporary series

The period-instrument ensemble Boston Baroque has announced “New Directions: Chamber Music from the Baroque to Carter and Pearlman,” a new chamber music series for the 2012-13 season...

September 26, 2012

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