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Illinois Philharmonic’s 2014-15 season

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director David Danzmayr have announced details of the 2014-15 season, featuring seven concerts at Lincoln-Way North Performing Arts Center in Frankfort, three...

June 27, 2014

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance honored for innovation

Ohio’s Dayton Performing Arts Alliance has been named by the Dayton Business Journal as a winner of one of its inaugural Innovative Index Awards. The Dayton Performing...

June 26, 2014

Now available online: provocative keynote speakers, spotlight on innovation at League’s 2014 Conference

The League of American Orchestras’ National Conference, hosted by the Seattle Symphony, began with a riveting keynote address by flutist Claire Chase on re-imagining the orchestra, and concluded with...

June 25, 2014

Santa Rosa Symphony to host ACSO Conference this summer

The Santa Rosa Symphony will host the Association of California Symphony Orchestras’ 46th Annual Conference, to be held from July 31 to August 2 in Rohnert Park, California. The...

June 24, 2014

New Bedford Symphony education director honored with community award

Terry Wolkowicz, education director and board chair of the New Bedford (Mass.) Symphony Orchestra, was among the 26 volunteers honored with this year’s Myra Kraft Community MVP...

June 23, 2014

Classical Movements honored with award for supporting Baltimore orchestra commissions

Classical Movements, a touring and concert-planning company based in Alexandria, Virginia, has been named one of Business Committee for the Arts’ ten Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in...

June 20, 2014

Former Canadian prime minister’s birthday present: an orchestra commission

As a 75th-birthday gift to Joe Clark, Canada’s sixteenth Prime Minister, members of Clark’s family have commissioned a new work to be performed by the National Arts Centre Orchestra....

June 19, 2014

Phoenix Symphony gets its NASCAR on

The Phoenix Symphony will mark the 50th anniversary of Phoenix International Raceway this November with a “Sound of Speed” concert led by guest conductor Larry Blank, with music centered...

June 18, 2014

Baltimore Symphony expands BSO Academy with program for music educators

The BSO Academy, launched by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2010 to serve adult musicians from the community, will expand its reach with a new project called the BSO...

June 17, 2014

Colorado Springs Philharmonic announces new five-year pact with musicians

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic has announced agreement on a new five-year contract between management and the Pikes Peak Musicians’ Association, represented by American Federation of Musicians Local...

June 16, 2014