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Atlanta Symphony works with teens in new initiative

Announced in August, Atlanta’s Wells Fargo ArtsVibe Teen Program connects teens with local arts organizations. Since the fall, the 49 Atlanta-area teenagers selected for the program have...

December 12, 2012

Grammy nominations announced

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has announced this year’s Grammy nominees, to be awarded on February 10 and telecast live on CBS. Among the...

December 10, 2012

Dayton Ballet’s annual “Nutcracker”—with live music from Dayton Philharmonic

For the first time in many years, the Dayton Ballet’s annual holiday “Nutcracker” will feature Tchaikovsky’s score performed live by the Dayton Philharmonic. The “Nutcracker” run of...

December 7, 2012

San Luis Obispo Symphony gets new van for music education visits

California’s San Luis Obispo Symphony is the recipient of a new van for its education program introducing third- and fourth-graders to orchestra instruments throughout the state’s Central...

December 6, 2012

NEA announces 832 Art Works grants totaling $23.3M

In the first of several grant announcements for fiscal year 2013, the National Endowment for the Arts has released details of 832 grants totaling $23.3 million in...

December 5, 2012

Richmond Symphony receives $500K challenge grant

The Richmond Symphony Orchestra in Virginia reports that it has received a $500,000, one-to-one challenge grant from the Cabell Foundation, a private foundation supporting Richmond-area institutions including...

December 4, 2012

Six orchestras receive MetLife Governance Grants

The League of American Orchestras has announced that six orchestras have received 2012-13 MetLife Governance Grants for Board Development ranging from $3,000 to $6,000, to provide financial...

December 3, 2012

Recordings news from California, Illinois, Ohio, Texas, Venezuela, and Virginia

Among the orchestras and ensembles with recent recordings news are Apollo’s Fire, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony ......

November 30, 2012

New York Phil’s Hamlisch salute to be telecast live on New Year’s Eve

This year’s New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve concert, One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch, will be telecast live from Avery Fisher Hall on PBS’s Live from...

November 29, 2012

NEA and U.S. Department of Defense expand arts partnership to include music therapy

The National Endowment for the Arts is expanding its arts partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense to include music therapy for patients at the Walter Reed...

November 28, 2012