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League of American Orchestras’ 2022 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview to showcase six next-gen conductors

Conductors Bertie Baigent, Tong Chen, Gonzalo Farias, Norman Huynh, Yuwon Kim, and François López-Ferrer will lead the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra at the League of American Orchestras’ Bruno Walter National...

February 15, 2022

New equity, diversity, and inclusion resources from the League

The League of American Orchestras has produced new learning resources about equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) specifically for the orchestra field. • Promising Practices: Actions Orchestras Can Take to...

February 14, 2022

League President and CEO Simon Woods discusses orchestras’ resourcefulness and resilience on Aaron Dworkin’s “Arts Engines” webcast

Simon Woods, president and CEO of League of American Orchestras, shares key strategies for leading orchestras in an ever-evolving world in a video conversation on “Arts Engines,” produced and...

February 8, 2022

National YoungArts streams performances by emerging classical musicians, Feb. 3

Several of the country’s most accomplished young classical musicians will be showcased on a streamed performance from the National YoungArts Foundation at 8 pm ET on Thursday, February 3....

February 3, 2022

New report from Wallace Foundation: Black perspectives on the arts

The Wallace Foundation has issued “A Place to be Heard, a Space to Feel Held: Black Perspectives on Creativity, Trustworthiness, Welcome and Well-Being,” a study that seeks to better...

February 1, 2022

24 orchestras to receive direct grants from NEA’s American Rescue Plan

On January 27, the National Endowment for the Arts announced the 567 recipients of $57.75 million in direct grants awarded through the final installment of American Rescue Plan (ARP)...

January 28, 2022

Register now for the League’s Midwinter Managers Meeting, Jan. 31-Feb. 1

There’s still time to register for the League of American Orchestras’ 2022 Midwinter Managers Meeting, “Leading in a Time of Change,” which takes place online, January 31 and February...

January 27, 2022

Brittany A. Hall named managing director of Fort Wayne Philharmonic

Indiana’s Fort Wayne Philharmonic has promoted BRITTANY A. HALL from assistant managing director to managing director. She began as managing director on January 3, succeeding James W. Palermo. Previously,...

January 25, 2022

John Kilkenny appointed executive director of Chattanooga Symphony & Opera

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera in Tennessee has appointed JOHN KILKENNY as executive director, effective March 1, 2021. He succeeds Samantha Teter, who joined the CSO as director of...

January 25, 2022

League Webinar: “Understanding Audience Motivations in a Time of Ongoing Uncertainty”

Classical music fans and the general population have been transformed by the pandemic. What do orchestra audiences need in 2022? The League of American Orchestras will present “Understanding Audience...

January 20, 2022