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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

Pacific Symphony’s full-on “Rite of Spring” celebration

The Pacific Symphony in California is in the midst of its celebration of the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, with three performances this weekend led by...

June 3, 2013

Chicago Sinfonietta world premiere to spotlight city’s architecture

The Chicago Sinfonietta and Music Director Mei-Ann Chen will spotlight music influenced by architecture of their home city with ChiScape, a newly commissioned work by composers Armando Bayalo, Vivian...

June 4, 2013

Fairfax Symphony honored as Community Partner of the Year

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in Virginia has been awarded the 2013 Community Partner of the Year for its partnership with the Fairfax County Public Schools. The orchestra...

May 31, 2013

Lake Forest Symphony to lead music-director search in 2013-14

The Lake Forest Symphony in Illinois has announced five candidates for its music-director position, with each candidate to lead a pair of subscription concerts during the 2013-14...

May 30, 2013

Marking “Rite of Spring”s 100th anniversary, on the actual day

Among the many orchestras and ensembles celebrating the 100th anniversary of the world premiere of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring are several performing the piece on May 29,...

May 28, 2013