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West Michigan Symphony’s new space to allow expanded downtown presence

The West Michigan Symphony, based in Muskegon, is in the midst of a $480,000 capital campaign to enhance its facilities and expand programming. The orchestra has signed...

January 14, 2013

Online concert database releases statistics on concertgoing in 2012

The online classical-concert database Bachtrack has released its annual findings on the world’s busiest orchestras and conductors, most-performed works, and most frequently performed composers. ...

January 11, 2013

Annapolis Symphony music director writes about sustainability in new book

José-Luis Novo, music director of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in Maryland, is a contributing author to Practicing Sustainability, a recently published hardcover and e-book from Springer that...

January 10, 2013

Fairfax Symphony annual youth competition open for applications

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in Virginia has announced details of its annual string competition this winter. The deadline is January 28 to apply to enter the 2013...

January 9, 2013

Seattle Youth Symphony collaborates with Seattle Opera: Wagner, plus new opera trilogy

The Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Seattle Opera have established a new partnership that will include the world premiere of an opera trilogy by Eric Banks...

January 7, 2013

Utah Symphony’s five-month Florencia Festival explores Latin American music

The second installment of the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s Florencia Festival celebrating Latin American music and the arts will take place on January 18 with a...

January 8, 2013

Peoria Symphony young artist competition invites applications

In Illinois, instrumentalists and vocalists may apply to audition for the Peoria Symphony Guild’s annual Young Artists Competition. The application deadline is January 7. Applicants must be...

January 4, 2013

Mizzou Festival announces 2013 resident composers

The 2013 Mizzou International Composers Festival has announced the eight composers who will be in residence at this summer’s events, from July 22 to 27 at the...

January 3, 2013

Joshua Bell to be honored by YoungArts Foundation

The violinist Joshua Bell is among those to be honored at “An Affair of the Arts,” a gala event in Miami held by the National YoungArts Foundation,...

January 2, 2013

Off We Go A-Caroling

The League will be suspending Hub service from Monday, December 24 through the end of the year. We look forward to bringing you the latest news on...

December 21, 2012