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Sample Logic unveils new “virtual orchestra”

Ensemble sounds derived from orchestral recordings

August 10, 2009

Obituary: Violin maker Carleen Hutchins, 98

Acoustical researcher and inventor of the New Violin Family

August 10, 2009

New music camp for inner-city youth

On Wednesday (8/5), National Public Radio’s Elizabeth Blair reports, “A recession is no time to launch a new summer music camp, especially one that would be free to...

August 7, 2009

Drucker’s final New York Philharmonic concert, at Vail

Clarinetist’s “retirement” begins at age 80 

August 7, 2009

Marin Alsop at Cabrillo Festival

Conductor’s new-music, California groove 

August 7, 2009

Embattled Skylight Opera Theater director resigns

Follows post-cutback tumult at company

August 7, 2009

Minnesota Orchestra to save $4.2 million through pay cuts, hiring freeze

In Wednesday’s (8/5) Star-Tribune (Minneapolis), Graydon Royce reports, “Musicians at the Minnesota Orchestra have agreed to concessions in the face of financial pressures on the organization. ... ...

August 5, 2009

Small reduction in Los Angeles County arts funding

Government strives to continue support of cultural nonprofits 

August 7, 2009

Woodruff Arts Center gets $12 million for education

Funds will help strengthen key arm of center’s strategic plan

August 5, 2009

Connecting Carnegie Hall to other cultural institutions

In Wednesday’s (8/5) Telegraph (London), John Hiscock writes, “Among the old photographs lining the walls of a seventh-floor office in New York’s Carnegie Hall is a framed programme...

August 6, 2009