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Minneapolis community forum to be streamed live

The Minnesota-based organization Orchestrate Excellence will host a free community forum today (8/20), from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Central time) at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis...

August 20, 2013

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra receives $1 million grant

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra in Tennessee has received a $1 million grant from the Aslan Foundation, to be spread out over five years and focusing on three specific projects......

August 20, 2013

Princeton Symphony to spotlight American composers in 2013-14

New Jersey’s Princeton Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its 2013-14 season, which will open on October 6 with a concert featuring the PSO and the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra...

August 14, 2013

Two musicians share first prize in Cooper International Violin Competition

At the finals concert of the 2013 Cooper International Violin Competition in Ohio on July 25, two winners were announced: Kyumin Park (16, South Korea) and William Chin-Yi Wei...

August 12, 2013

For August dog days, Montreal Symphony’s mini-marathon of concerts

Canada’s Orchestre symphonique de Montréal will present 30 symphonic, chamber, and family concerts at multiple venues throughout the city of Montreal on August 16 and 17. Billed as...

August 9, 2013

Knoxville Symphony balances budget for seventh consecutive year

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra reports that it concluded its 2012-13 fiscal year on June 30 with a balanced budget of $3,536,200 including an unaudited surplus of $21,000...

August 8, 2013

New site will publish composers’ works, for monthly fee

ScoreStreet, a website for classical and other composers offering an alternative publishing model, was launched in July, according to a press release at the New Music Box website...

August 7, 2013

EarShot and four orchestras will conduct new-music readings in 2013-14

California’s Berkeley Symphony and La Jolla Symphony, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic will all participate in EarShot, the nationwide network of new-music readings...

August 6, 2013

Expansive new online gateways to Lincoln Center and Mostly Mozart

In New York City, Lincoln Center for Performing Arts and the Mostly Mozart Festival have announced significant expansions of their websites. The Mostly Mozart Festival, which runs from......

August 5, 2013

Cincinnati Symphony celebrates Langrée’s arrival with “LumenoCity”

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will perform two free outdoor concerts on August 3 and 4 in Cincinnati’s Washington Park, across the street from Music Hall, the orchestra’s...

August 2, 2013