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For state’s sesquicentennial, West Virginia Symphony to perform free concerts

As part of West Virginia’s festivities marking 150 years of statehood this month, the West Virginia Symphony will perform free outdoor concerts on June 20 and 21....

June 17, 2013

League’s ASCAP Awards honor 19 orchestras for adventurous programming

On June 18, the League of American Orchestras honored nineteen American orchestras with 2012-13 ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming at the League’s 68th National Conference, in St. Louis. Among...

June 18, 2013

At Curtis and UNC-Greensboro, online courses ramp up

Both the Curtis Institute of Music and University of North Carolina-Greensboro have recently announced plans for online music courses. At Curtis, pianist Jonathan Biss’s free, online course on Beethoven’s...

June 13, 2013

Inaugural Lincoln Center Education award goes to Bronx music teacher

In New York City, Lincoln Center has announced that the recipient of the first Lincoln Center Arts Teacher Award is Melissa Salguero, a K-5 teacher at P.S. 48...

June 14, 2013

Houston Symphony turns 100 with free concert, to be broadcast live

Houston Symphony Associate conductor Robert Franz will conduct a free 100th-birthday concert on June 21 at the Miller Outdoor Theatre, marking the anniversary of the orchestra’s first public concert....

June 12, 2013

NEC announces fifth class of Sistema Fellows

New England Conservatory has announced the ten members chosen for the next class of the Sistema Fellows Program, in its fifth year in 2013-14. They are...

June 11, 2013

Eastman School to establish center for innovative ensembles

Philanthropist Paul R. Judy has made a $1 million gift to the Eastman School of Music to establish the Paul R. Judy Center for Applied Research, which will focus...

June 10, 2013

Solti Foundation 2013 awards to go five conductors

The Solti Foundation has announced five recipients of its 2013 Solti Fellow and Career Assistance Awards for emerging conductors. The Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award of $25,000 (also...

June 7, 2013

Ten young composers receive BMI scholarship awards

Broadcast Music, Inc. and BMI Foundation have named ten young classical composers as winners of the annual BMI Student Composer Awards for composers ages 17 to 27. The composers...

June 6, 2013

Carnegie Mellon to host daylong program for emerging arts leaders

Just prior to the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention, which takes place in Pittsburgh from June 14 to 16, Carnegie Mellon University will host a day...

June 5, 2013