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Johnstown Symphony to perform classical/rock hybrid concert in airplane hangar

“Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seatbelts…. In partnership with Nulton Aviation, the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra will present ‘Ready for Takeoff!’ … Sunday in the lower hangar of Nulton Aviation...

June 24, 2022

Simon Woods on the League’s recent in-person Conference, and how orchestras are becoming more inclusive

“ ‘The League Conference has always been a sociable occasion, but we were blown away by how many people came,’ ” says League of American Orchestras President and CEO...

June 24, 2022

Musicians of San Antonio Symphony plan to continue performing, despite bankruptcy filing and shut-down by board

“The San Antonio Symphony may be gone, but that doesn’t mean its musicians are finished performing for the community,” writes Kathleen Petty in Tuesday’s (6/21) San Antonio Magazine (TX)....

June 24, 2022

Pittsburgh Symphony hires new concertmaster: David McCarroll

“There’s soon to be a new face among the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra,” writes Ollie Gratzinger in Thursday’s (6/23) Pittsburgh Magazine (PA). “David McCarroll has been appointed as its concertmaster…....

June 24, 2022

McGill University to close community-focused Conservatory of Music this fall

“After more than a century, McGill University’s Conservatory of Music will close by the end of summer 2022,” writes Kalina Laframboise in Tuesday’s (6/21) Global News (Canada). McGill Conservatory...

June 24, 2022

Orchestra of Indian Hill has a new name: Vista Philharmonic Orchestra

The Orchestra of Indian Hill has changed its name to Vista Philharmonic Orchestra. The orchestra is the flagship professional ensemble at the Groton Hill Music Center in Groton, Massachusetts....

June 24, 2022

Pop-up event with Yo-Yo Ma and Lecolion Washington, spotlighting work of Community Music Center of Boston

“When Yo-Yo Ma and Lecolion Washington met at a party last October, … Ma found out that Washington, who is executive director of the arts education nonprofit Community Music...

June 23, 2022

Changing lives: Billings Symphony Orchestra’s music program for incarcerated women

“It’s not a scene you associate with the Montana Women’s Prison, but since 2014 the music program, administered through the Billings Symphony Orchestra and funded primarily through the Montana...

June 23, 2022

South Carolina’s Aiken Symphony names Scott Weiss music director

“Scott Weiss is on track to be the Aiken Symphony Orchestra’s new music director and conductor” beginning July 1, writes Larry Wood in Saturday’s (6/18) Post and Courier (SC)....

June 23, 2022

Rhode Island Philharmonic to expand diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in music education

“The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School announced Tuesday … a major four-year partnership with Papitto Opportunity Connection in an effort to expand diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives...

June 23, 2022