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Boise Philharmonic’s collaboration and premiere with Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

On November 16 the Boise Philharmonic will perform the world premiere of Jim Cockey’s Sacred Land—A Tribute to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, commissioned to mark the Boise 150...

November 15, 2012

Eugene Symphony to offer poetry workshop for Mahler program

The Eugene Symphony in Oregon will offer a free poetry workshop one hour before its performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (“Resurrection”) on November 15. Held at...

November 14, 2012

WQXR’s Elliott Carter online radio marathon today, November 13

New York-based radio station WQXR is holding an all-day marathon today, November 13, devoted to composer Elliott Carter, who died on November 5 at age 103. The...

November 13, 2012

U.S. State Department accepting applications for music-exchange program

The American Music Abroad program—an international exchange program that uses music to engage under-served audiences—is now accepting applications for American musicians for the 2013-14 season. The deadline...

November 12, 2012

Trinity Wall Street to hold benefit concert for Hurricane Sandy victims

Julian Wachner will lead the Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra in a free benefit performance of Bach’s B-minor Mass on November 10 at 7:30 p.m. at...

November 9, 2012

Musical America announces 2013 awards

Winners of this year’s Musical America awards have been announced, with Gustavo Dudamel, music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, topping the list as Musician of the...

November 9, 2012

Concert Artists Guild and Honens competitions name winners

Winners were recently announced for competitions in New York and Canada: the 2012 Concert Artist Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition and the 2012 Honens International Piano Competition. For...

November 8, 2012

USC Thornton School of Music gets $3M for concert hall

In California, the USC Thornton School of Music’s Alice Schoenfeld—a long-time professor of violin instruction and performance—has committed $3 million to finance a renovated space that will...

November 8, 2012

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