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Buffalo Philharmonic donates proceeds from “Doctors of the World” concert to hospital

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra presented a check for $17,000 to Buffalo’s Oishei Children’s Hospital, reflecting proceeds from ticket sales at the July 19 Doctors of the World...

December 1, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving from the League!

The Hub is on a brief hiatus and will be back in full swing on Monday, December 1.

November 26, 2014

Toronto Symphony and Second City join for symphonic spoof

Canadian comedian Colin Mochrie will host the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s first collaboration with Second City Toronto, “The Second City Guide to the Orchestra” on November 29 and...

November 26, 2014

Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra crowdsources “The New Four Seasons”

Ohio’s Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra will perform the world premiere of The New Four Seasons on its December 7 concert at the Schuster Center, led by conductor Patrick Reynolds....

November 25, 2014

Boston’s Project STEP one of twelve programs honored at White House

Project STEP, a string-instrument training and education program based in Boston, is one of twelve winners of the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards. Project partners who...

November 24, 2014

Tucson Symphony to debut chamber series with work inspired by Gabrielle Giffords

Members of the brass section of Arizona’s Tucson Symphony Orchestra will perform the world premiere of a work by Tucson-based composer Bob Atwell, Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, at...

November 21, 2014

Storm forces postponement of Buffalo Philharmonic’s “Rite of Spring” this week

Following a storm that blanketed parts of western New York with more than five feet of snow, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has cancelled its November 21 performance of Stravinsky’s...

November 20, 2014

Rhode Island Philharmonic launches Kids Club

The Rhode Island Philharmonic has launched a Kids Club for children in grades 3-6 that offers heavily discounted tickets to Friday rush-hour concerts; conversations with conductors, musicians, and special...

November 20, 2014

Amarillo Symphony 2014-15 premieres reflect commitment to young composers

The Amarillo Symphony in Texas will perform the world premiere of Stephen Hunter Rothermel’s Somnus Sleeps during its “Warhorses” program on November 21. Rothermel is winner of the Amarillo...

November 19, 2014

Peabody Institute’s “What’s Next for Classical Music?” symposium now online

A video of the recent “What’s Next for Classical Music?” symposium at the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University has been posted. Johns Hopkins University President...

November 18, 2014