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New World Symphony invites the public to submit videos for John Cage celebration

For its upcoming three-day John Cage centennial celebration, “Making the Right Choices,” the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida is inviting John Cage fans to record...

January 30, 2013

New-music festivals in Winnipeg, Los Angeles

Two separate new-music festivals are now underway, one presented by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in Canada and the other at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. The...

January 29, 2013

South Carolina conference to include keynote on Wagner and race

The University of South Carolina’s College of Arts and Science and the School of Music is sponsoring a Richard Wagner academic conference from January 27 through February...

January 28, 2013

Call for scores from Cabrillo Festival and University of Cincinnati’s Zemlinsky Prize

March deadlines have been set for composers to submit scores for consideration by the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music and University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music’s Zemlinsky...

January 25, 2013

Meadows School of the Arts 2013 residencies for Nadia Sirota and Tania Bruguera

The recipients of the fourth annual Meadows Prize arts residency at Southern Methodist University in Texas are Nadia Sirota (pictured), a violist who is a founding member...

January 23, 2013

George Manahan wins Ditson conducting award

George Manahan, music director of American Composers Orchestra, has received the 2012 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music. The $5,000 award was presented at...

January 24, 2013

Royal Conservatory will run national education program on its own

A joint education program launched two years as an equal partnership between Carnegie Hall and Canada’s Royal Conservatory will become the Royal Conservatory Development Program, with Royal...

January 22, 2013

Tucson Symphony program to feature “So You Think You Can Dance” stars

The Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s next pops event, “Ballroom With a Twist,” will feature choreographed programs on January 26 and 27 with stars from Dancing with the Stars,...

January 18, 2013

Juilliard’s annual contemporary-music festival to focus on postwar Britain

The Juilliard School’s annual Focus! Festival, set this year for January 25 to February 1, will spotlight British music since World War II. Under Founding Director and...

January 17, 2013

Annual Bay Area fundraiser for homeless youth heads for new hall at Sonoma State

Five youth orchestras will participate in the fourth annual Bay Area Youth Orchestra Festival Hope Concert, scheduled to take place on January 20 in the recently opened...

January 16, 2013