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League​ webinar: “Shifting from Stage to Screen”

How and why are orchestras moving musical content to digital platforms and creating entirely new experiences for virtual audiences? Is this a short-term response to the pandemic or the...

November 18, 2020

“A World More Embracing”: essay by League President and CEO Simon Woods examines orchestras in the present moment and proposes new roads forward

“After more than 30 years working with orchestras, I was honored earlier this year to accept the position of president and CEO of the League of American Orchestras,” writes...

November 17, 2020

League launches Ford Musician Impact Fund, grant program for orchestra musicians to strengthen digital presence

The League of American Orchestras is launching the Ford Musician Impact Fund, which will distribute $25,000 to orchestra musicians to assist in making their virtual presence stronger. Generously supported...

November 16, 2020

Shop for a cause and support the League!

Now is the time to help support the League of American Orchestras by registering with AmazonSmile. Holiday shopping may look a little different this year. However, there is a...

November 16, 2020

Webinar in Wallace Foundation’s “Reimagining the future of the Arts” series to include Dallas Symphony Orchestra

With the nonprofit arts sector facing unprecedented challenges, what can be learned about organizational health from arts groups that are performing well? On Thursday, November 5, the Wallace Foundation...

November 4, 2020

Back by popular demand: sponsored webinar on acoustics for orchestras during pandemic

On Wednesday, November 4, the League of American Orchestras will present “Balancing Acoustics and Physical Distancing as Orchestras Return to Their Halls,” a sponsored webinar—free to League members—in which...

November 3, 2020

Apply now for League’s 2021 Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service

Orchestra musicians are increasingly working to support community engagement and educational activities that extend beyond the concert hall, and pivoting in new and creative ways to deliver this work...

October 28, 2020

Wallace Foundation publishes scenario-planning toolkit to assist arts and culture groups

The Wallace Foundation has released Navigating Uncertain Times: A Scenario-Planning Toolkit for the Arts and Culture Sector developed by AEA Consulting and designed to help arts and culture organizations...

October 23, 2020

Wallace Foundation launches “Reimagining the Future of the Arts” webinar series

What will the future be like for nonprofit arts organizations? On Wednesday, October 21, the Wallace Foundation will launch “Reimagining the Future of the Arts,” a series of free...

October 20, 2020

Sponsored Webinar: “Women are Now Driving Philanthropy. Are Orchestras Engaging Them?”

On Wednesday, October 21, the League of American Orchestras will present “Women are Now Driving Philanthropy. Are Orchestras Engaging Them?,” a sponsored webinar that is free for League members....

October 19, 2020