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League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The League of American Orchestras' program supporting women composers will be renewed for a second year, the League and EarShot, the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network, announced today. Administered by New York's American Composers Orchestra and made possible by the Virginia B. Toulmi... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles Presents Free Concerts, 3/1 The Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles Presents Free Concerts, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2015

Youthful musicality soars as both Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) and Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO) perform a phenomenal range of music for their spring concerts. Both ensembles return to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at their prime after bonding at their annual ... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Talks to Principal Oboist, Timothy Michling Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Talks to Principal Oboist, Timothy Michling
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2015

How do you make the perfect reed? How many do you currently have? How do you decide which one you'll use in any given concert?... (more...)
U.S. Air Force Musicians, Brass in Blue, to Perform at the Lynn University Conservatory of Music, 2/4 U.S. Air Force Musicians, Brass in Blue, to Perform at the Lynn University Conservatory of Music, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2015

Brass In Blue, a component of the United States Air Force Band of the West, will present a concert at the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, Lynn University Conservatory of Music on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:30PM. This performance is free, family-friendly and open to the... (more...)
The Peacemakers and Two Premieres by Karl Jenkins Set for Carnegie Hall The Peacemakers and Two Premieres by Karl Jenkins Set for Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Distinguished Concerts International New York is proud to present its annual concert featuring the supremely beautiful and inspirational music of Karl Jenkins.... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Presents Its 3rd Annual 'Free Lesson Day' Today The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Presents Its 3rd Annual 'Free Lesson Day' Today
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2014

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School is offering its third annual Free Lesson Day today, December 12. Children through Adults interested in individual private lessons in violin, piano, guitar, percussion, voice and more can sample a 30-minute private lesson with one of the Music School's excep... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Presents Its 3rd Annual 'Free Lesson Day,' 12/12 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Presents Its 3rd Annual 'Free Lesson Day,' 12/12
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2014

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School is offering its third annual Free Lesson Day on Friday, December 12. Children through Adults interested in individual private lessons in violin, piano, guitar, percussion, voice and more can sample a 30-minute private lesson with one of the Music School's e... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Celebrated Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th Anniversary The Pacific Symphony Celebrated Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

More than 300 guests dressed in elegant cocktail attire gathered at The Westin South Coast Plaza for Pacific Symphony's Opening Night party on Thursday, Sept. 25, eager to celebrate Music Director Carl St.Clair's milestone 25th anniversary with the orchestra. A festive poolside cocktail reception an... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra Marks 25th Anniversary with Violinist Joshua Bell & More Tonight Pacific Symphony Orchestra Marks 25th Anniversary with Violinist Joshua Bell & More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2014

Orange County, Calif.—Aug. 28, 2014—Pacific Symphony launches Music Director Carl St.Clair's landmark 25th-anniversary “season of giants” with classical music superstar, violinist Joshua Bell, plus two orchestral showpieces, a West Coast premiere and festivities fit for the grand occasion. Bell retu... (more...)
UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5 UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2014

The month-long, citywide festival UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa concludes in early November with events ranging from concerts at Carnegie Hall to music, theater, and film screenings at partner venues throughout New York City.... (more...)
The Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre Present MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS: ODYSSEUS ON THE A TRAIN, Now thru 9/26 The Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre Present MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS: ODYSSEUS ON THE A TRAIN, Now thru 9/26
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2014

The 3rd annual MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS: ODYSSEUS ON THE A TRAIN,presented by The Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre at Columbia University, kicks off today, September 20. Free lantern-making workshops, open to all, will be hosted daily at Miller Theatre from today, September 20 - 26.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Mark 25th Anniversary with Violinist Joshua Bell & More, 9/25 Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Mark 25th Anniversary with Violinist Joshua Bell & More, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

Orange County, Calif.—Aug. 28, 2014—Pacific Symphony launches Music Director Carl St.Clair's landmark 25th-anniversary “season of giants” with classical music superstar, violinist Joshua Bell, plus two orchestral showpieces, a West Coast premiere and festivities fit for the grand occasion. Bell retu... (more...)
The Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre Present MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS: ODYSSEUS ON THE A TRAIN, 9/20-26 The Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre Present MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS: ODYSSEUS ON THE A TRAIN, 9/20-26
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2014

The 3rd annual MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS: ODYSSEUS ON THE A TRAIN,presented by The Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre at Columbia University, kicks off on Saturday, September 20. Free lantern-making workshops, open to all, will be hosted daily at Miller Theatre from September 20 - 26. The week culminates i... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents JULY 4 WITH BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY The Pacific Symphony Presents JULY 4 WITH BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2014

Get ready to shake, rattle and roll and celebrate “July 4 with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy,” as Pacific Symphony kicks off its Summer Festival 2014, presented by Mercedes-Benz. Traditionally the best-attended concert of the year, the Symphony's annual July 4 extravaganza honors American heroes and includes... (more...)
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Announces the 2014/15 Season of its MusicNOW Series The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Announces the 2014/15 Season of its MusicNOW Series
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announces the 2014/15 season programming for its acclaimed MusicNOW contemporary music series—dedicated to showcasing contemporary music through an innovative concert experience. Uniquely curated by CSO Mead Composers-In-Residence Mason Bates and Anna Clyn... (more...)
The New York Phil and ACO Announce 13 Composers Whose Original Scores Have Been Chosen as a Part of NY PHIL BIENNIAL The New York Phil and ACO Announce 13 Composers Whose Original Scores Have Been Chosen as a Part of NY PHIL BIENNIAL
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2014

The New York Philharmonic and American Composers Orchestra (ACO), in collaboration with ACO's EarShot: the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, announce the selection of 13 emerging composers from an international pool of more than 400 applicants from seven countries and 37 states rangi... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents Its Season Finale, 5/11 The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents Its Season Finale, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2014

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble's season finale celebrates musical learning with programming that makes connections between classical and contemporary composers. The concert begins with two wind ensemble arrangements of Bach's music: “Who Puts His Trust in God Most Just” (arr. James Croft), ori... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony Launches Online Education Website, SFSKids.org San Francisco Symphony Launches Online Education Website, SFSKids.org
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2014

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) continues its mission of providing broad access to music and music education with the release of a new version of its free online music education resource, SFSKids.org. The new SFSKids incorporates user-friendly educational game-play techniques to bring orchestral mu... (more...)
Composer & Performer Anthony Braxton to Celebrate Birthday with Performances, Events & More Composer & Performer Anthony Braxton to Celebrate Birthday with Performances, Events & More
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2014

Esteemed American composer, musician, educator, recording artist and philosopher Anthony Braxton will celebrate his 69th birthday with a series of premieres, performances and events encompassing every facet of his decades-long career, from improvisational pieces with small ensembles to full-scale or... (more...)
Piffaro Brings Ancient Traditions to Delaware, Now thru 12/30 Piffaro Brings Ancient Traditions to Delaware, Now thru 12/30
by BWW News Desk - December 28, 2013

Delaware Valley audiences can partake of that ancient tradition this December with Piffaro, the Renaissance Band.... (more...)
Piffaro to Bring Ancient Traditions to Delaware, Dec 28-30 Piffaro to Bring Ancient Traditions to Delaware, Dec 28-30
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2013

Delaware Valley audiences can partake of that ancient tradition this December with Piffaro, the Renaissance Band.... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra to Perform WINTER DREAMS Concert, 11/23 Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra to Perform WINTER DREAMS Concert, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2013

The world of music is a vast place indeed, with room for what seems to be an endless mix of styles – everything from aboriginal drum melodies to esoteric computer scores. After about four decades of the musical avant-garde, in the late 1960s and early 1970s a style known as “minimalism” emerged in w... (more...)





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