Category: Industry Buzz

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Albany Symphony invites applications from young composers

The deadline is December 15 for young and emerging composers to submit scores for the fourth annual Young Composer Competition of the Albany Symphony Orchestra in New...

November 7, 2012

Mannes College and Buffalo Philharmonic form education partnership

Mannes College-The New School for Music and the Buffalo Philharmonic have launched a partnership that will give emerging conductors experience working with a professional orchestra. Two current...

November 5, 2012

Musical America surveys industry’s “rising stars”

Musical America has published an online special report spotlighting classical-music industry professionals working in artist management, orchestra leadership, presenting, communications/public affairs, education ...

November 6, 2012

Baseball and orchestras: Detroit and San Francisco symphonies make World Series bet

With the Detroit Tigers and the San Francisco Giants in the midst of the 2012 World Series, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony have...

October 26, 2012

Albany Symphony’s composer initiative to be funded for three more years

New York’s Albany Symphony Orchestra has been awarded $300,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support its Composer to Center Stage program for the next three...

October 25, 2012

Salzburg Festival invites applications for young conductors award

Austria’s Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award is accepting applications through October 31 for the fourth edition of its award for conductors, which comes with a...

October 26, 2012

World premiere of “A State Divided” at University of Missouri

The symphony orchestra of the University of Missouri-St. Louis will perform the world premiere of Barbara Harbach’s A State Divided—Missouri Symphony for Orchestra on October 23 at...

October 23, 2012

Maryland Symphony’s free student ticket initiative enters third season

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will provide free tickets to its 2012-13 Masterworks concerts to area students in grades 1 through 12. It is the third consecutive season...

October 24, 2012

92nd Street Y tweets its way through Bach’s “Well-Tempered Clavier”

In New York City, the 92nd Street Y is in the midst of a Twitter campaign called “The Well-Tweeted Clavier” during the month and a half leading...

October 22, 2012

Arts professionals raise funds for annual Up Our Alley bowling event

On October 22 and 23, classical music and performing arts industry professionals will gather at Bowlmor Lanes in New York City’s Greenwich Village to bowl and raise...

October 18, 2012