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Forum for League members to discuss League’s Statement on Racial Discrimination

As part of its ongoing dialogue about racism and discrimination in orchestras, the League of American Orchestras recently sent members a Statement on Racial Discrimination, a Symphony magazine article...

August 20, 2020

Eighteen U.S. orchestras receive grants from the League’s American Orchestras’ Futures Fund to advance innovation

Eighteen orchestras and youth orchestras have received grants of $30,000 each to spark a culture of innovation and learning in U.S. orchestras. Created by the League of American Orchestras...

August 14, 2020

New study: financial success for arts groups begins with artistic excellence and cultural relevance

How do successful performing arts organizations achieve financial health? How can a struggling organization turn its fortunes around? The Wallace Foundation, in partnership with SMU DataArts, has released a...

August 14, 2020

League webinar, free for members, on how to turn strategy into stability

On Wednesday, July 29, the League of American Orchestras will present In It for the Long Haul: From Reimagining to Financial Sustainability, a webinar on specific steps that orchestras...

July 23, 2020

Association of California Symphony Orchestra’s annual conference to go virtual

The Association of California Symphony Orchestra’s (ACSO) 2020 Annual Conference will take place online. Running from August 3 to 14, the conference will include keynote addresses, sessions, peer forums,...

July 21, 2020

Check it out: ​Summer issue of Symphony magazine

The ​new edition of Symphony, the League of American Orchestras’ ​magazine, tackles today’s most pressing issues: the orchestra field’s response to racial injustice, how orchestras are coping with the...

July 17, 2020

WQXR classical radio to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month on June 18, present 24-hour marathon focusing on Black musical artistry on June 19

From 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, NYC classical radio station WQXR will broadcast and stream its second annual Pride show with a virtual video concert from...

June 18, 2020

League of American Orchestras to present Gold Baton award to American Composers Forum and New Music USA on June 12

The League of American Orchestras will present its highest honor, the Gold Baton, to the American Composers Forum (ACF) and New Music USA at the closing session of the...

June 11, 2020

League announces recipients of Catalyst Fund grants advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion at orchestras

The League of American Orchestras has awarded grants to 28 U.S. orchestras to help deepen understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), improve practice, and strengthen organizational culture. Ranging...

June 5, 2020

League issues statement protesting racial injustice, suspends public events for Blackout Tuesday

On June 1, as demonstrations protesting the death of George Floyd and racial injustice took place nationwide, the League of American Orchestras issued a statement of solidarity  with #BlackLivesMatter....

June 3, 2020