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Sphinx medals of excellence go to González-Granados, Simon, and Underwood

The Sphinx Organization has announced three Sphinx Medals of Excellence recipients for 2021: conductor Lina González-Granados, composer Carlos Simon, and oboist Titus Underwood. The award recognizes extraordinary early-career classical...

April 2, 2021

San Francisco Symphony’s next streamed video episode, curated by Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate

The next installment of the San Francisco Symphony’s “Currents” video series, curated by composer and pianist Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, will be released on April 1 via SFSymphony+, the orchestra’s...

April 1, 2021

Greensboro Symphony adds three outdoor pops concerts in June

North Carolina’s Greensboro Symphony Orchestra has announced three outdoor concerts on June 5, June 11, and June 19 at the White Oak Amphitheatre at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The...

March 31, 2021

Toronto Symphony adds virtual concerts for older adults through YMCA partnership

Canada’s Toronto Symphony Orchestra has announced a weekly series of virtual concerts for older adults through a new partnership with the YMCA of Greater Toronto. The free Monday series,...

March 30, 2021

Annapolis Symphony expands music education program with Orion Youth Orchestra

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra has announced that it is adding a youth orchestra to its Academy music education program, to be led by Music Director José-Luis Novo. The tuition-free...

March 29, 2021

Oregon Symphony launches free series for children, pairing music and stories

The Oregon Symphony has launched a sixteen-episode “Symphony Storytime” series of virtual programs for young audiences, available in Spanish and English. The free bilingual digital series, spearheaded by Associate...

March 26, 2021

Berkeley Symphony adds four-episode streamed series

On March 28, California’s Berkeley Symphony will launch its new “REAL Berkeley” streaming film series focusing on aspects of the Berkeley community. The first of four episodes in the...

March 25, 2021

Lancaster Symphony’s woodwinds to be featured in virtual performance of Coleman and Poulenc

On March 26 at 7 p.m., the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra in Pennsylvania will present a virtual performance of music by Valerie Coleman and Francis Poulenc, featuring the orchestra’s principal...

March 24, 2021

Orlando Philharmonic to perform free concert for arts teachers at public schools

On March 23, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will present a free outdoor concert in Orlando for performing and visual arts teachers from local Florida school districts. The concert will...

March 23, 2021

Charlotte Symphony adds streamed concerts and in-person concerts at local breweries

North Carolina’s Charlotte Symphony has announced four spring chamber music concerts to be streamed live from the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte and seven in-person outdoor “On Tap”...

March 22, 2021