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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

Bruce MacCombie memorial set for October 22 at Juilliard

A memorial for composer Bruce MacCombie will take place on October 22 at 5 p.m. at the Juilliard School’s Rosemary and Meredith Willson Theater. MacCombie, who died...

October 19, 2012

New York Youth Symphony accepting submissions for 2013-14 First Music commissions

The deadline is January 4, 2013 for composers under age 30 to submit previously unpublished and unperformed works for the New York Youth Symphony’s First Music commissioning...

October 17, 2012

For young musicians, new contests from Sphinx and New West Symphony

The Sphinx Organization and the New West Symphony have each announced December deadlines for new young-musician contests. For its “Sphinx Stars” contest showcasing Detroit-area young musicians ......

October 16, 2012

Students and alumni to receive first Juilliard entrepreneurship grants

Seven Juilliard students and alumni have received the first Juilliard School Jonathan Madrigano Entrepreneurship Grants to support original projects during the 2012-13 season. The recipients are Jessica...

October 15, 2012

Fort Worth Symphony musicians and management ratify three-year agreement

The management and musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in Texas have reached agreement on a new three-year contract, effective immediately and running through July 31,...

October 12, 2012