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New England Conservatory’s Harry Partch festival, with Northeastern University

The Boston-based New England Conservatory and Northeastern University have announced they are co-presenting a symposium and festival devoted to the experimental American composer ...

September 5, 2012

Online classical-music school set to launch in mid-September

A new online, interactive classical-music school known as ArtistWorks Classical Music Campus is set to launch on September 19 with instrumental instruction in flute, trumpet, clarinet, violin,...

September 4, 2012

Fort Worth Symphony opens 100th season with festival, multimedia presentations

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in Texas has announced details of its 2012 American Festival at Bass Performance Hall from August 24 to 26, which marks the...

August 24, 2012

Composer Conversation Series set to launch in Minnesota in 2012-13

In September, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Public Radio, and American Composers Forum will co-present the first event in a new Composer Conversation Series to be...

August 22, 2012

Alarm Will Sound’s three-concert “St. Louis season” in 2012-13

Alarm Will Sound, the 20-member chamber orchestra devoted to contemporary classical music, will perform three programs in the 2012-13 season in St. Louis, Missouri, as part of...

August 20, 2012

Canton Symphony celebrates upgraded concert hall with ribbon-cutting

Ohio’s Canton Symphony Orchestra celebrated renovations to Umstattd Performing Arts Hall on July 26, when the orchestra joined members of the community for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. ......

August 17, 2012

Five conductors selected for Solti Foundation career assistance awards

The Solti Foundation has named five recipients of its 2012 Career Assistance Awards, given to recognize, encourage, and provide assistance to young American conductors at the start...

August 16, 2012

Atlanta Symphony to perform roots music with Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters

Members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert on August 18 with the Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters—a group of performers of Geechee Gullah ancestry...

August 15, 2012

Aspen Music Festival more than halfway to $75M campaign goal

The Aspen Music Festival and School has launched the public phase of its “Where Dreams Begin” capital and endowment campaign with the news that it has raised...

August 14, 2012

El Sistema documentary launches Kickstarter campaign

A documentary film project centering on Play On, Philly!, an El Sistema-inspired music-education program based in West Philadelphia, has begun a fundraising campaign at ...

August 13, 2012