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Spartanburg Philharmonic Youth Orchestra adds flexible program for student musicians

The Spartanburg Philharmonic Youth Orchestra in South Carolina has announced a new flexible program model for its youth ensembles. The SPYO launched in 2019 as an orchestra for 9th-...

July 7, 2022

Mizzou International Composers Festival, in person in Columbia, MO, July 25-20

After two years of online performances during the pandemic, the Mizzou International Composers Festival’s 13th annual event will take place in person from July 25 to 30 in Columbia,...

July 6, 2022

Boston University Tanglewood Institute concert calendar, July 16-August 13

Boston University Tanglewood Institute, a training program for young musicians in Lenox, Massachusetts, has announced its 2022 concert calendar, which will begin on July 16 with a concert by...

July 5, 2022

Utah Symphony’s 2022 Deer Valley Music Festival

The Utah Symphony begins its six-concert 2022 Deer Valley Music Festival on July 1 with Stewart Copeland: Police Deranged for Orchestra, featuring the orchestra performing with rock drummer/composer Stewart...

July 1, 2022

Dallas Symphony to perform “The Way of the Rain” in conjunction with EarthX nonprofit group

On October 22, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will perform the U.S. premiere of The Way of the Rain—Hope for Earth, a multidisciplinary performance co-presented by EarthX, a Dallas-based nonprofit...

June 30, 2022

Bangor Symphony 2022-23 season: world premieres, Bartók, Beethoven, Dvořák, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, women composers

Maine’s Bangor Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its 2022-23 season, which will open on October 9 with Music Director Lucas Richman conducting Nancy Galbraith’s Fantasy for Orchestra (2003),...

June 29, 2022

Wheeling Symphony’s 2022-23 season: beatbox concerto, Kirkland Snider’s “Mass for the Endangered,” music by Brahms, Foley, Negrón, Stravinsky

West Virginia’s Wheeling Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its 2022-23 season, which will begin on September 29 with a commissioned world premiere, Migrations in Rhythm: A Concerto for...

June 28, 2022

New recordings, June 2022

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra has released Florence Price’s Piano Concerto in One Movement, in what is announced as the first commercial recording of the work featuring the composer’s own...

June 27, 2022

Orchestra of Indian Hill has a new name: Vista Philharmonic Orchestra

The Orchestra of Indian Hill has changed its name to Vista Philharmonic Orchestra. The orchestra is the flagship professional ensemble at the Groton Hill Music Center in Groton, Massachusetts....

June 24, 2022

Minnesota Orchestra’s free day of music to include “Great Gate of Kiev” with bells ringing throughout the city

On July 16, the Minnesota Orchestra’s annual free International Day of Music will return this summer for the first time since the pandemic began, marking the opening weekend of...

June 23, 2022