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Apply by April 20 for the League’s Essentials of Orchestra Management seminar

Essentials of Orchestra Management, the premier orchestra management course in the United States, will take place in Los Angeles from July 25 to August 4, 2020. Presented by the...

February 19, 2020

League’s Volunteer Council announces 2020 Gold Awards for outstanding volunteer-led projects at orchestras

The Volunteer Council of the League of American Orchestras, which includes volunteer leaders from orchestras of all sizes nationwide, has announced the winners of its 2020 Gold Awards. Each...

February 18, 2020

Repertoire announced for League’s 2020 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview

The musical works to be led by the six conductors participating in the League of American Orchestras’ Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview, April 1-2, 2020 in New Orleans, have...

February 13, 2020

On Feb. 26, participate in a League webinar on next-gen philanthropy

We are living through the greatest intergenerational transfer of wealth in our nation’s history as $30 trillion is being handed from one generation (Baby Boomers) to the next (mostly...

February 11, 2020

How new media got new audiences at Seattle Opera, with Wallace support

Can technology enhance the classical music experience for today’s connected audiences? Seattle Opera, which produces five operas each year for more than 100,000 people, began using digital and social...

February 6, 2020

Apply now for League’s 2020 Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service

The League of American Orchestras invites applications for the 2020 Ford Musicians Awards for Excellence in Community Service. Now in their fifth year, the Ford Musicians Awards, made possible...

February 5, 2020

Help combat hunger by participating in the 2020 Orchestras Feeding America food drive

Over the past twelve years, the Orchestras Feeding America food drive of the League of American Orchestras has seen over 370 orchestras across the country collect and donate more...

January 30, 2020

On Feb. 4, participate in a League webinar on advancing race equity

Achieving race equity—the condition where one’s racial identity has no influence on how one fares in society—requires us to examine all the levels on which racism operates, recognize our...

January 29, 2020

New Music for America invites orchestras to join consortium for score by Jennifer Higdon

New Music for America (NMFA), a consortium of small- and medium-budget orchestras (includ-ing youth orchestras), is looking to enlist at least one orchestra from every state in the U.S....

January 27, 2020

Did your orchestra pay taxes on transportation benefits? Refunds now available!

Thanks to advocacy by the League of American Orchestras and its member orchestras, in partnership with the broader nonprofit sector, the 21% Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) on parking...

January 23, 2020