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Father and son, both classical critics, will give Canton Symphony season preview

In advance of its season-opening concert at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Ohio’s Canton Symphony Orchestra will present free season previews by Brett Amacher, a local classical-music critic,...

September 16, 2013

Eugene Symphony world premiere gets national radio broadcast

Oregon’s Eugene Symphony announced that its April 18 performance of Tomas Svoboda’s Concerto for Clarinet, a world premiere, was broadcast during the morning of September 13 on...

September 13, 2013

Chicago Sinfonietta goes hip-hop for “eMotion” concerts

For the Chicago Sinfonietta’s season-opening concert, Mei-Ann Chen will lead a program showcasing urban dance culture. The “eMotion” program will include a commissioned world premiere, an “orchestral dance mix”...

September 12, 2013

In Seattle schools, arts instruction returns through new partnership

The city of Seattle, Washington, has announced that K-2 elementary-school students this year will have access—for the first time in nearly 40 years—to music instruction in their classrooms. Spearheading...

September 11, 2013

AMS Planning & Research celebrates 25 years in business

AMS Planning & Research Corporation, an international arts management firm based in Southport, Connecticut, is marking 25 years in business this fall. Founded in 1988 by Steven...

September 9, 2013

NEC festival to address social, political, and artistic change

Boston's New England Conservatory of Music will launch a season-long, multi-genre festival, "Music: Truth to Power," with a September 25 concert featuring the NEC Philharmonia,...

September 10, 2013

Conducting seminar set for Reno, Nevada in January 2014

Nevada’s Reno Pops Orchestra and its music director, Jane Brown, have announced that they will host a conducting seminar and workshop led by conductor Joseph Gifford, held...

September 6, 2013

Beethoven Festival: LOVE 2013 set for nine days in Chicago

The third annual Beethoven Festival presented by the Chicago-based nonprofit International Beethoven Project is set to take place from September 7 to 15, featuring more than 100...

September 5, 2013

World premieres for orchestras in Georgia, Massachusetts, Mississippi, and Texas

The Savannah Philharmonic, Longwood Symphony Orchestra, Gulf Coast Symphony, and Amarillo Symphony are among the orchestras announcing world premieres for the 2013-14 season...

September 4, 2013

NEA webinar to address using collective impact to advance arts education

The National Endowment for the Arts will host a free webinar on September 11 at 3 p.m. ET, addressing the topic of how arts groups can build collective-impact initiatives...

September 3, 2013