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Young Concert Artists picks five 2012 auditions winners

Five first-prize winners were chosen at the finals of the 2012 Young Artists International Auditions, which took place on November 10 at the 92nd Street Y in...

November 20, 2012

Logo contest announced for Leonard Bernstein centennial

August 25, 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth. Centennial activities will include an array of concerts, festivals, and commemorations, and as plans get...

November 19, 2012

December deadline to apply for American Composers Orchestra’s 2013 New Music Readings

The deadline to apply for the American Composers Orchestra’s 22nd Annual Underwood New Music Readings and Commission is December 10, 2012. Up to six composers in the...

November 19, 2012

El Sistema symposium set for December 3-5 in Philadelphia

Philadelphia will be the setting for the Social Action Through Music Symposium, held at West Philadelphia Catholic High School from December 3 to 5. Co-hosted by El...

November 16, 2012

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