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Oakland Symphony Cellist to Receive Ford Musician Award Oakland Symphony Cellist to Receive Ford Musician Award
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2016

Oakland, CA, April 22, 2016 – Oakland Symphony cellist Elizabeth Vandervennet is one of only five exemplary musicians selected by The League of American Orchestras to receive The Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service. A new programmade possible by Ford Motor Company Fund, the award... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Violinist to Receive Ford Musician Award Pittsburgh Symphony Violinist to Receive Ford Musician Award
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Penny Anderson Brill, violist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, is one of only five exemplary musicians selected by The League of American Orchestras to receive The Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service. A new program made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund, the... (more...)
A2SO Releases Schedule of May KinderConcerts A2SO Releases Schedule of May KinderConcerts
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2016

In partnership with the Ann Arbor, Dexter, Chelsea and Ypsilanti District libraries, the Ann Arbor Symphony presents KinderConcerts. These 30 minute concerts are designed especially for children ages 2 to 5 years old and provide a fun, music-filled introduction to classical music for even the tinies... (more...)
California Symphony Announces 30th Season California Symphony Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

The California Symphony celebrates its 30th season in 2016-17 and its fourth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, with a year of special programming that highlights the music by a Young American Composer-in-Residence program alumnus on each of its six concerts at the Lesher Center for the Arts... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Conclude Season with Tracy Silverman & More, 5/20 Oakland Symphony to Conclude Season with Tracy Silverman & More, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2016

Oakland, March 23, 2016 – The Oakland Symphony, Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan, the Oakland Symphony Chorus and guest artists Tracy Silverman, electric violin, and soprano Nicole Joseph will conclude the Symphony's 2015-2016 season with a concert of music by John Adams, Stravinsky, Barb... (more...)
California Symphony to Perform BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 7, 3/20 California Symphony to Perform BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 7, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (February 4, 2016) – Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, and a performance by California Symphony Principal Clarinetist Jerome Simas and Principal Bassoonist Douglas Brown in R. Strauss's rarely-heard double concerto Duett-Concertino, highlight the California Symphony's “Textbook Classics” ... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Premiere Martin Rokeach's Piccolo Concerto, 3/18 Oakland Symphony to Premiere Martin Rokeach's Piccolo Concerto, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2016

Oakland, CA, February 1, 2016 – The world premiere of a new piccolo concerto by Bay Area composer Martin Rokeach highlights the Oakland Symphony's concert scheduled Friday, March 18, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. Music Director Michael Morgan will conduct and the program also includes... (more...)
California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24 California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (December 15, 2015) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera perform a program of music inspired by American jazz of the 1920s on Sunday, January 24, with pianist Charlie Albright joining the Orchestra for the original jazz band version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in B... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Third Consecutive Surplus and More Detroit Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Third Consecutive Surplus and More
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2015

Phillip Wm. Fisher, Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Board Chairman since December 2012, closed the 2015 Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Annual Meeting of the Governing Members today as his last official order of business as Chairman. Mark Davidoff, Michigan Managing Partner at Deloitte LLP, was el... (more...)
Sony Classical to Release Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings 1966-1983 Sony Classical to Release Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings 1966-1983
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2015

After the overwhelming success of Vladimir Horowitz Live at Carnegie Hall, Sony Classical presents Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings 1966-1983.... (more...)
Sony Classical to Release Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings 1966-1983 Sony Classical to Release Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings 1966-1983
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2015

After the overwhelming success of Vladimir Horowitz Live at Carnegie Hall, Sony Classical presents Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings 1966-1983.... (more...)
Chamber Music Society of Detroit to Welcome Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, 11/8 Chamber Music Society of Detroit to Welcome Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit presents clarinetist Richard Stoltzman in his only Detroit area appearance performing a recital with pianist David Deveau Sunday, November 8, 3:00 PM. ... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Orchestra to Open 2015-16 Season on 10/4 Oakland Symphony Orchestra to Open 2015-16 Season on 10/4
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2015

The Oakland Symphony Orchestra, Oakland University's orchestra-in-residence, will open its 2015-2016 season with a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 in Varner Recital Hall. Under the direction of Dr. Gregory Cunningham, the orchestra provides an opportunity for some of the music program's finest ... (more...)
Angela Cheng to Headline First Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University Recital Angela Cheng to Headline First Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University Recital
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2015

Angela Cheng visits Oakland University on September 20 to kick off the 2015-2016 Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University series.... (more...)
Pianist Angela Cheng to Open CMSD Oakland University Series, 9/20 Pianist Angela Cheng to Open CMSD Oakland University Series, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

Canadian pianist Angela Cheng opens the Chamber Music Society of Detroit's third annual Oakland University season series Sunday, September 20 at 3 PM.  The concert takes place at Varner Recital Hall, located on the campus of Oakland University at 2200 N Squirrel Road in Rochester.  Ms. Cheng will pe... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Neighborhood Week,” an entire week of classical orchestral and chamber music in some of Pittsburgh's most beloved locales. Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Pittsburgh Symphony will be bringing music to the community with different events ea... (more...)
The University Musical Society Announces Scott Hanoian as new Music Director and Conductor of the UMS Choral Union The University Musical Society Announces Scott Hanoian as new Music Director and Conductor of the UMS Choral Union
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The University Musical Society (UMS) announces that Scott Hanoian has been named as the new Music Director and Conductor of the UMS Choral Union, a Grammy Award-winning Ann Arbor-based community choir managed by UMS. This appointment is effective July 1, 2015.... (more...)
California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (April 21, 2015) – The California Symphony, entering its third season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, is expanding its regional profile in Northern California, performing concerts in three new venues beginning in June. The orchestra, based in Walnut Creek, will perform three con... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Orchestra to Perform with Organist Jeremy David Tarrant, 3/29 Oakland Symphony Orchestra to Perform with Organist Jeremy David Tarrant, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

The Oakland Symphony Orchestra (OSO) has added a special concert to its schedule this season as part of its spring Detroit Residency. At 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, the orchestra will perform in the historic Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Detroit. The concert will feature guest organist Jeremy Davi... (more...)
Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University to Close Season, 3/21 Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University to Close Season, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University will present its final concert of the season at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 15 in Varner Recital Hall. The show will feature the Chicago-based wind quintet Quintet Attacca, along with pianist Panayis Lyras. The all-French program will include qu... (more...)
Quintet Attacca to Play OU's Varner Recital Hall, 3/15 Quintet Attacca to Play OU's Varner Recital Hall, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit will cap its 2014-2015 Oakland University series on Sunday, March 15 at 3 PM with Quintet Attacca, a Chicago-based wind quintet, joined by pianist Panayis Lyras.... (more...)
Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings Perform GUITAR SUMMIT Concert Tonight Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings Perform GUITAR SUMMIT Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Nightnotes concert features all-Oakland University guitar trio Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings is presenting a “Guitar Summit” concert 8 p.m. tonight, Feb. 20 as part of its “Nightnotes” series.... (more...)
Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings to Perform GUITAR SUMMIT Concert, 2/20 Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings to Perform GUITAR SUMMIT Concert, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

Nightnotes concert features all-Oakland University guitar trio Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings is presenting a “Guitar Summit” concert 8 p.m. on Feb. 20 as part of its “Nightnotes” series.... (more...)
American Composers Forum Announces Champion of New Music Award Winners American Composers Forum Announces Champion of New Music Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2015

The American Composers Forum (ACF) Board of Directors has voted to present its 2015 “Champion of New Music” award to three outstanding recipients: the American Composers Orchestra, flutist and Director of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) Claire Chase, and conductor Michael Morgan, at pu... (more...)
Oakland University Students to Join Oakland Symphony Orchestra, 2/15 Oakland University Students to Join Oakland Symphony Orchestra, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2015

At 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 15, five of OU's most promising music students will perform with the Oakland Symphony Orchestra (OSO) in the 18th Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert. They are the winners of the 2014-2015 Oakland University Concerto Competition.... (more...)




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