Margaret M. Lioi News

Orion Ensemble to Celebrate National Chamber Music Month with Performances in St. Charles, Chicago & Evanston
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Orion Ensemble's final performances of its season of "Musical Travels" will be part of the celebration of National Chamber Music Month, a nationwide initiative to draw attention to small ensemble performance. Orion's performances are among hundreds taking place across the country this May as part of this second annual series. Last year, participants in all 50 states took part in events showcasing ensemble music of all styles, including classical, jazz, world and early music, as well as contemporary and experimental works informed by emerging technologies and innovative performance techniques. (more...)

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts Awarded 2013 Chamber Music America / ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2012

Chamber Music America announced Monday that Miller Theatre at Columbia University is a winner of the 2013 CMA/ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming. Miller Theatre, which has earned international renown for its support of new music and innovative programming, won in the large presenter category for contemporary music. In all, Miller is one of five presenters that will be recognized at the awards ceremony on January 20, 2013 as part of Chamber Music America's 35th annual conference. (more...)

Musiqa Receives CMA/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

Contemporary classical ensemble Musiqa has received the Chamber Music Association/American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (CMA/ASCAP) Award for Adventurous Programming of contemporary music for 2013. The award, one of the most prestigious music awards in the nation, is given to just eight recipients annually. (more...)

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