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Take A Stand Symposium set for Feb. 20-22 in L.A.

Registration is now open for the 2014 Take A Stand Symposium, which will be held in Los Angeles from February 20 to 22. The third annual El ...

February 10, 2014

North Carolina Symphony’s 2014-15 season

The North Carolina Symphony has announced details of its 2014-15 season, which will open in September at Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh with Music Director Grant Llewellyn leading...

February 7, 2014

Ann Summers Dossena receives ISPA award

At its 66th annual conference in New York this January, the International Society of Performing Arts presented its International Citation of Merit to Ann Summers Dossena, of the Toronto-based...

February 6, 2014

Artis-Naples ratifies new three-year contract

In Florida, Artis-Naples—formerly known as the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts—has announced a new three-year agreement with the musicians of the Naples Philharmonic. The agreement was ratified five...

February 5, 2014

Orchestra of St. Luke’s balances FY13 budget

The Orchestra of St. Luke’s, based in New York City, has announced a “modest surplus on its $7.1 million budget” for fiscal year 2013, ended on August...

February 4, 2014

Philadelphia Orchestra’s casual “Play-Ins” continue in 2014

From February through May, musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra will participate in four “Play-Ins,” launched last season. Performances, held at Verizon Hall and other settings, allow amateur...

February 3, 2014

Denver and Seattle philharmonics create Super Bowl mash-up video

On January 29, the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra and Denver Philharmonic Orchestra posted a YouTube video, “Battle of the Batons,” created for this weekend’s Super Bowl XLVIII, between the Denver...

January 31, 2014

DC Youth Orchestra headed for Colombia in June

The Youth Orchestra of the DC Youth Orchestra Program will travel to Colombia in June for a residency and side-by-side tour with Orquestra Metropolitana Batuta, making DCYOP the first...

January 30, 2014

Stephen Clapp, violinist and longtime Juilliard Dean, 74

The Juilliard School reports that Stephen Clapp, its Dean Emeritus, violinist, educator, and administrator, died on January 26 at his home in Cos Cob, Connecticut, after a long...

January 29, 2014

Orchestras in the Super Bowl spirit

Orchestras and other classical organizations are preparing for this year’s Super Bowl, scheduled for Sunday, February 2 between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks.

January 28, 2014