Racine Symphony continues virtual concert calendar and young artists’ competition in 2021

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“After pivoting to virtual performances and education programs in 2020, the Racine Symphony Orchestra has a jam-packed calendar for more of the same,” reads an unsigned article in Saturday’s...

January 13, 2021

Colorado’s National Repertory Orchestra names Michael Stern music director

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“Michael Stern has been named Music Director of the National Repertory Orchestra (NRO), a longstanding and prestigious performing and educational summer festival in Breckenridge, Colorado for professional musicians, ages...

January 13, 2021

Curtis Institute launches three-year energy-efficiency initiative

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“The Curtis Institute of Music announced in December 2020 that it would be starting a three-year project to increase the energy efficiency of its facilities in Philadelphia,” writes Annie...

January 13, 2021

State of New York launches public-private partnership to support arts and culture

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“Declaring that New York urgently needs to revive its arts and entertainment industry if it is to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday that...

January 13, 2021

The creative economy and the growing “arts worker” movement

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“A life in the arts … constitutes honest-to-goodness work. And yet planting this truism in America’s consciousness has proved such a thorny challenge that a whole new labor movement...

January 13, 2021

In Australia, showcasing young First Nations singers and instrumentalists on Jan. 25

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Deborah Cheetham, co-founder of Australia’s Dhungala Children’s Choir and Short Black Opera company for First Nations singers, “is working on several compositions—including an opera for children,” writes Cat Woods...

January 13, 2021

Obituary: Barbara Tucker, longtime Detroit Symphony volunteer and fundraiser, League board member, 98

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Arts advocate, fundraiser, and fashion consultant Barbara (Bebe Lou) Tucker, a resident of the Detroit area for over 60 years, died on December 16, 2020 in Maumee, Ohio. She...

January 13, 2021

Thursday, Jan. 14: Small Business Administration to host preliminary “Save Our Stages” webinar

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a preliminary webinar regarding the Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (known to advocates as the Save Our Stages program) on Thursday, January...

January 13, 2021