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Fairfax Symphony annual youth competition open for applications

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in Virginia has announced details of its annual string competition this winter. The deadline is January 28 to apply to enter the 2013...

January 9, 2013

Seattle Youth Symphony collaborates with Seattle Opera: Wagner, plus new opera trilogy

The Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Seattle Opera have established a new partnership that will include the world premiere of an opera trilogy by Eric Banks...

January 7, 2013

Utah Symphony’s five-month Florencia Festival explores Latin American music

The second installment of the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s Florencia Festival celebrating Latin American music and the arts will take place on January 18 with a...

January 8, 2013

Peoria Symphony young artist competition invites applications

In Illinois, instrumentalists and vocalists may apply to audition for the Peoria Symphony Guild’s annual Young Artists Competition. The application deadline is January 7. Applicants must be...

January 4, 2013

Mizzou Festival announces 2013 resident composers

The 2013 Mizzou International Composers Festival has announced the eight composers who will be in residence at this summer’s events, from July 22 to 27 at the...

January 3, 2013

Joshua Bell to be honored by YoungArts Foundation

The violinist Joshua Bell is among those to be honored at “An Affair of the Arts,” a gala event in Miami held by the National YoungArts Foundation,...

January 2, 2013

Off We Go A-Caroling

The League will be suspending Hub service from Monday, December 24 through the end of the year. We look forward to bringing you the latest news on...

December 21, 2012

Conducting lab with Berlin Phil musicians accepting applications

Applications are now being accepted for conductors to participate in the 2013 Conductors Lab, which takes place in Aix-en-Provence, France from July 22 to 26, 2013. Applications...

December 20, 2012

New York Philharmonic offers free tickets to those affected by hurricane

During the month of December, the New York Philharmonic has been offering free tickets to five concerts for relief workers and others affected by Hurricane Sandy. Tickets...

December 19, 2012

Met Museum concert to feature debut of rare Italian instruments

On December 22 the Metropolitan Museum of Art will present an all-Bach program featuring instruments from the museum’s new Sau-Wing Lam collection of stringed instruments and bows. ...

December 18, 2012