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National Brass Ensemble Project to hold first event in June

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center have partnered to launch the National Brass Ensemble Project, which will occur...

May 2, 2014

New York Philharmonic’s CONTACT! series heads downtown and uptown in 2014-15

The New York Philharmonic has announced details of its new-music series CONTACT! for 2014-15, with programs at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum and at Subculture in Greenwich Village, with...

May 1, 2014

League’s National Conference to focus on innovation in orchestras

The League of American Orchestras has announced details of “Critical Questions/Countless Solutions,” its 2014 National Conference, June 4-6 in Seattle. The Conference will explore the many ways orchestras are...

April 30, 2014

ROCO to perform four world premieres for 10th-anniversary season

The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, based in Houston, has announced that its 2014-15 season will include four world premieres commissioned for the orchestra’s tenth-anniversary season....

April 29, 2014

Survey explores U.S. audiences and the cultural experience

Culture Track 2014, a qualitative and quantitative survey of attitudes and behaviors of U.S. cultural audiences, has released its findings this week in a presentation New York...

April 28, 2014

Military and other groups to be honored at Symphony on the Prairie

“Symphony on the Prairie,” the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s annual summer performance series in Fishers, Indiana, will recognize the military as well as service groups and colleges, at five 2014...

April 25, 2014

Sybarite5 launches “portable” festival, with Sarasota collaborators

The string quintet Sybarite5 is set to launch its inaugural “portable chamber music festival” on May 6 in Sarasota, Florida, comprising five concerts in five different Sarasota venues....

April 24, 2014

Classical composers take over Kimmel Center’s plaza

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, home to the Philadelphia Orchestra, has announced its second public art installation at the Kimmel Center Plaza, a series of sculptures by...

April 22, 2014

Cliburn adds casual-concert series

The Cliburn organization in Fort Worth, Texas is presenting the second performance of a new casual concert series, Cliburn Sessions, on April 29, featuring the string trio Time for...

April 23, 2014

Van Dyk named volunteer of the year by Montana orchestra group

The Montana Association of Symphony Orchestras has named Jane Van Dyk Volunteer of the Year. Van Dyk is a longtime member of the board of directors of the Billings...

April 22, 2014