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Young Concert Artists and Concert Artists Guild announce 2020 winners

Young Concert Artists and Concert Artists Guild—two non-profit organizations dedicated to discovering and promoting the careers of talented young classical musicians—have each announced winners of their competitions and auditions...

November 20, 2020

Southwest Florida Symphony’s youth orchestras resume activities

The Southwest Florida Symphony announced that its youth orchestras have resumed activities, beginning with auditions on November 16, followed by Monday rehearsals three times a month in downtown Fort...

November 19, 2020

Youth Orchestras of Fresno bolsters online instruction during 2020-21 season

Since March, California’s Youth Orchestras of Fresno has been offering online instruction for its musicians, with a curriculum that includes lessons and master classes with professional musicians from around...

November 18, 2020

Online discussion with composer Gabriela Lena Frank, Nov. 18

The Heinz Family Foundation has announced “Breaking Barriers in Classical Music,” a free online discussion with composer Gabriela Lena Frank, on November 18 from 3-4 p.m. ET. Frank, recipient...

November 17, 2020

Pittsburgh Symphony adds episodes in all-digital “Front Row” series

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has announced four additional episodes in its free digital series, “Front Row: The PSO Virtual Experience,” which features music performed by ensembles of the orchestra...

November 16, 2020

Ann Arbor Symphony adds online learning materials for music teachers

Michigan’s Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra has launched an online platform of educational materials designed for music teachers, called the A²SO Teacher Resource Hub. The program currently consists of a...

November 13, 2020

Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra to perform first 2020-21 concert, virtually

California’s Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra will open its 45th season with a free virtual concert on November 18, led by Music Director Ryan Murray. The performance, shown live on...

November 12, 2020

Auburn Symphony, offering free streams of new and archived concerts in fall 2020

This fall, the Auburn Symphony Orchestra in Washington State is presenting free streams of concerts featuring solo and group performances by musicians from the orchestra, which include solo performances...

November 11, 2020

New York Philharmonic’s Project 19 continues with virtual premieres, discussions, exhibit, poetry readings

The New York Philharmonic’s ongoing commemoration of the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, continues with free online events from November 9 to...

November 10, 2020

Arkansas Symphony and Ballet Arkansas to perform outdoor concert, Nov. 15

On November 15 at 3 p.m., the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will co-present an open-air concert with Ballet Arkansas in downtown Little Rock in front of Matt McLeod’s “Beneath the...

November 9, 2020