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Community, connection, and music in a “season of giving”

“Giving is a partnership—a kind of oath of commitment for collective improvement and well-being,” writes David Amado, music director of the Delaware Symphony, on Monday (12/14) on the Charitable...

December 15, 2020

New York Youth Symphony launches video series focusing on unsung composers

The New York Youth Symphony has created an educational video mini-series showcasing the history and works of women composers, and composers from the LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities. The series,...

December 15, 2020

Charleston Symphony’s healthcare and testing partnership with MUSC Health

South Carolina’s Charleston Symphony Orchestra has launched a partnership with Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Health to provide COVID-19 testing and safety oversight for its 2020-21 season. In...

December 14, 2020

New Philharmonic in Illinois continues all-virtual season with holiday sing-along recorded outdoors

On December 12, New Philharmonic, the professional orchestra in residence at the McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, will post its “Holiday Sing-Along with the Symphony” concert, recorded...

December 11, 2020

Pacific Symphony partners with UC Irvine public health experts on safety measures for musicians and staff

California’s Pacific Symphony is partnering with public health and epidemiology experts at the University of California, Irvine on safety protocols that will allow the orchestra to record concerts—without audiences—indoors...

December 10, 2020

South Bend Symphony and area arts groups partner for multicultural online holiday concert

The South Bend Symphony Orchestra is collaborating with the South Bend Civic Theatre and other area performing arts groups to produce an online holiday concert, set to premiere on...

December 9, 2020

Boston Pops goes online for the holidays

Beginning on December 10, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will stream the Boston Pops’ annual holiday concert on BSO NOW, the orchestra’s streaming portal. Conductor Keith Lockhart leads the orchestra...

December 8, 2020

Wheeling Symphony’s virtual premiere of Primiani’s “Gaudete for Orchestra”

On December 10 at 7 p.m. ET, the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will launch the world premiere of Leanna Primiani’s Gaudete for Orchestra, performed on WTRF-CBS and on WTRF.com. The...

December 7, 2020

Sarasota Orchestra wind and brass musicians to perform at outdoor venues in new series, Dec. 6-Apr. 25

Beginning on December 6, wind and brass musicians from the Sarasota Orchestra will perform in eleven outdoor chamber-music concerts as part of a new series entitled “On the Road...

December 4, 2020

Hartford Symphony to host “Confronting the Audition Process in American Orchestras,” Dec. 8

On December 8 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. ET, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra will host a free online panel discussion entitled Confronting the Audition Process in American Orchestras: A Challenge...

December 3, 2020