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Santa Rosa Symphony ends fiscal year in the black

California’s Santa Rosa Symphony has announced that it concluded its 2013 fiscal year on June 30 with a $282,754 surplus, representing the tenth consecutive fiscal year that...

December 2, 2013

Young Concert Artists names 2013 winners

The three winners of the 2013 Young Concert Artists Auditions are clarinetist Raphaël Sévère (19; Rennes, France), violinist Stephen Waarts (17; San Francisco, U.S.), and pianist Yunqing...

November 27, 2013

Ann Arbor Symphony’s new five-year contract with musicians

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra in Michigan has announced a new five-year contract between management and musicians of the orchestra. The contract runs through July 31, 2018...

November 26, 2013

Arcos Orchestra tours Germany and Switzerland

The Arcos Orchestra, based in New York City, is in the midst of an eleven-performance tour of Germany and Switzerland. The tour—launched November 16 in Berlin’s Ernst Reuter Saal...

November 21, 2013

Composer Dan Visconti to speak at 2014 TED Conference

Composer and concert presenter Dan Visconti is one of the 21 people recently named TED Fellows for 2014. Visconti will speak about new music and innovative concert...

November 25, 2013

Baltimore Symphony’s OrchKids program to receive Presidential award today

The White House announced today that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s OrchKids program is one of twelve recipients of the 2013 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards......

November 22, 2013

Savannah Philharmonic’s “Magic Flute,” at area hospitals

The Savannah Philharmonic in Georgia reports on a new healthcare program underway at Children’s Hospital at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. Peter Shannon, the Philharmonic’s...

November 19, 2013

Six orchestras receive 2013-14 MetLife Governance Grants

The League of American Orchestras has announced that six orchestras are recipients of 2013-14 MetLife Governance Grants for Board Development...

November 20, 2013

Sphinx’s second diversity conference set for February 2014

This winter the Sphinx Organization will host “Sphinxcon: Solutions 2014,” its second annual conference bringing together performing arts leaders and practitioners to discuss the topic of diversity in the...

November 18, 2013

Orchestras remember JFK, 50 years after his death

As the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination approaches, orchestras around the country are commemorating the date. James Inverne’s Monday (11/11) article in Time magazine carries...

November 15, 2013