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Free League webinar, “Climate Emergency: Artistic Responses and a Call to Engagement”

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges confronting modern society. How are artists and orchestras responding? How can orchestras connect the dots between classical music and the effects...

April 20, 2021

League announces dates, programming for 2021 National Conference

“Five days of the League of American Orchestra’s annual conference—to be held June 7-17 and, for the second consecutive year, online—will each be devoted to specific topics that fall...

April 14, 2021

Shuttered Venue Operators Grants portal on hold as SBA resolves technical problems

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is continuing to revise guidance for the application process to the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program, which opened on Thursday, April 8, and then...

April 9, 2021

Free League webinar: Orchestrating a Better Future with New Audition and Tenure Guidelines from NAAS

On Thursday, April 8, the Orchestrating a Better Future with New Audition and Tenure Guidelines from NAAS webinar will present new guidelines from the National Alliance for Audition Support...

April 6, 2021

League releases findings from COVID-19 Impact Survey

The League of American Orchestras has announced key findings from its most recent COVID-19 Impact Survey. Approximately 200 orchestras across all budget groups participated in the League’s third COVID-19...

March 24, 2021

League issues statement condemning violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

On March 19, the League of American Orchestras issued the following Statement on Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: The League of American Orchestras stands in...

March 19, 2021

Free League webinar: “Musicians’ Voices: Adversity and Innovation in the Time of COVID”

On Wednesday, March 24, the League of American Orchestras and Classical Movements will co-present “Musicians’ Voices: Adversity and Innovation in the Time of COVID,” a webinar in which five...

March 19, 2021

New report: leaders of thriving arts groups of color identify keys to success

The Alchemy of High-Performing Arts Organizations, Part II: A Spotlight on Organizations of Color, a new report by SMU DataArts in partnership with The Wallace Foundation, explores how leaders...

March 17, 2021

Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra announces return of young musicians competition

The Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra in Honolulu has announced the return of its “Nā hōkū ‘ōpio | Young Stars Program,” a competition for local musicians. The contest winners will be...

March 16, 2021

Free member-only League webinar: overview of the latest COVID-19 relief opportunities

The sixth federal COVID-19 relief package, the American Rescue Plan, will extend or expand nearly every form of federal assistance available to orchestras amid the coronavirus pandemic, including the...

March 15, 2021