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Academy of Arts and Letters announces 2013 winning composers

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced sixteen winners of its 2013 awards in music composition, with individual awards ranging from $7,500 to $20,000. The...

March 8, 2013

Leon Botstein receives medal from Bruckner Society

Leon Botstein, music director of the American Symphony Orchestra and president of Bard College, has been awarded the Bruckner Society’s Medal of Honor. The medal was presented...

March 7, 2013

Orchestras in Cleveland, Princeton, and Charleston spotlight education in March

The Cleveland Orchestra, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra have each announced separate education initiatives taking place during the month of March. ...

March 6, 2013

Recordings news from orchestras in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New York

The Atlantic Classical Orchestra, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Boston Pops, and a quartet of cellist from the Boston Symphony Orchestra are among the...

March 5, 2013

Orchestra Engagement Lab set for orchestral commission, teaching academy

The Vermont-based Orchestra Engagement Lab has announced plans for its second summer, when it will convene a consortium of orchestras to commission an orchestral-vocal work by composer...

March 4, 2013

Annapolis Symphony expands education program to high school level

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in Maryland announced this week that it has expanded its Adopt-a-School education program to Annapolis High School, where members of the ASO string...

March 1, 2013

Eugene Symphony’s next “Counterpoint” initiative to explore love and fate

The Eugene Symphony in Oregon has announced that its 2013-14 season will include the second installment of its biannual “Counterpoint” community-engagement initiative, with two November concerts dates...

February 28, 2013

Baltimore Symphony offers new program for orchestra administrators

This June, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is adding an administrator track to BSO Academy Week, its weeklong program for adult instrumental musicians. The program is designed for...

February 25, 2013

Cincinnati Symphony joins four area arts groups for free event

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will join the May Festival Chorus, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera, and Cincinnati Shakespeare Company on March 2 for a free program entitled “Heroes...

February 27, 2013

Grant Park Music Festival to renew focus on neighborhoods

Chicago’s Grant Park Music Festival has announced details of its 2013 season, which opens on June 12 with the Grant Park Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4,...

February 22, 2013