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Louisville Orchestra’s 2014-15 season, with new music director front and center

The Louisville Orchestra in Kentucky has announced its 2014-15 season, the first under new Music Director Teddy Abrams, which will open in September with a premiere by Abrams in...

March 21, 2014

Stamford Symphony’s new partnership with HARTT School of Music

In Connecticut, the Stamford Symphony and the HARTT School of Music have announced a new initiative for HARTT School students focusing on training and mentorship in preparation for...

March 20, 2014

New Jersey Symphony to launch composition institute in July

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra has announced the launch of the Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, set to take place from July 15 to 19 on the Princeton University...

March 19, 2014

Google Glass provides behind-the-scenes look at Kansas City Symphony

Musicians in the Kansas City Symphony recently made two behind-the-scenes videos filmed using Google Glass technology....

March 18, 2014

New Music USA awards $337K for artistic projects

New Music USA announced that it has awarded $337,000 in its first round of grants to support 60 projects in a variety of artistic disciplines. Grant recipients...

March 17, 2014

“Little Mermaid” world premiere heads for Evansville, Indiana

The Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Evansville Ballet are joining forces for the world premiere of a new ballet, The Little Mermaid, at Evansville’s Victory Theatre on March...

March 14, 2014

Obituary: artist manager Tittica Roberts Mitchell, 74

Tittica Roberts “Tica” Mitchell, who held a senior post at Herbert Barrett Management in New York City and later headed her own artist management firm, died February 19 at...

March 12, 2014

Jesse Rosen and radio host Chris Felcyn discuss the orchestra field

On March 10 at Detroit’s classical and jazz radio station WRCJ 90.9 FM, League of American Orchestras President and CEO Jesse Rosen was interviewed by Chris Felcyn in a...

March 13, 2014

Toronto Symphony cellists will “pop up” during citywide reading festival

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra has announced that it will participate in Toronto’s citywide Keep Toronto Reading Festival during March and April. The festival’s One Book community selection for 2014...

March 11, 2014

Lincoln Center president to answer questions on Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything”

Jed Bernstein, the new president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, will take questions from the public during an online open forum at Reddit.com on Tuesday,...

March 10, 2014