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Phila. Youth Orchestra Students Recognized In All-City Concerto CompetitionPhila. Youth Orchestra Students Recognized In All-City Concerto Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

The students of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) organization demonstrate, once again, how talented they are! Six of the nine finalists of the 2019 School District of Philadelphia's All-City Concerto Competition are current PYO members, including the first place winner, Marquise Bradley. (more...)

Hartford Opera Theater Presents: New In November 9Hartford Opera Theater Presents: New In November 9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Hartford Opera Theater will offer New in November 9, a collection of short operas and opera excerpts. This opera festival will play Sunday, November 18 (7pm) at The Cathedral House at Christ Church Cathedral, 45 Church Street, Hartford, CT. Tickets are available now at https:// www.hartfordoperatheater.com as well as at the door; $10 students and seniors and $20 general admission. (more...)

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Announces Four Musicians Selected For Resident Fellows ProgramLos Angeles Philharmonic Association Announces Four Musicians Selected For Resident Fellows Program
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association announced today the four musicians selected for the LA Phil Resident Fellows program. The program, announced in November 2017, launched this year as a centerpiece initiative of the LA Phil's Centennial with the purpose of creating a pathway towards a more diverse and inclusive orchestra of tomorrow.   (more...)

Boston University Tanglewood Institute Announces Summer 2018 ProgrammingBoston University Tanglewood Institute Announces Summer 2018 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)-one of North America's premiere summer training programs for young musicians-announces its 2018 programs and events today. The 2018 BUTI summer season, which will take place at Tanglewood and on the BUTI campus in Lenox, MA, June 17-August 11, features concert and recital programming throughout the Berkshires; workshops led by distinguished performers and teachers from Boston University College of Fine Arts and the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO); Visiting Artists conductor Teddy Abrams (BUTI '03) and bassist Joseph Conyers (BUTI '98); Artist-in-Residence Nico Muhly (BUTI '96, '97); and rich programs of learning and performance for students ages 10-20. Led by Executive Director Hilary Field Respass, BUTI is the only program of its kind associated with one of the world's great symphony orchestras, the Boston Symphony Orchestra. BUTI's 2018 Summer Concert Series is generously sponsored by M&T Bank. (more...)

Phila. Youth Orchestra Students Recognized in 2017-2018 All-City Concerto CompetitionPhila. Youth Orchestra Students Recognized in 2017-2018 All-City Concerto Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The students of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) organization continue to stand out for their talent.  All eight finalists, and the first place winner, of the 2018 School District of Philadelphia's All-City Concerto Competition are current PYO members. The School District of Philadelphia's All-City Music Program, consisting of a full symphonic orchestra, concert band, and choir, is audition based and includes the top performing student musicians within The School District of Philadelphia.  (more...)

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Returns to Harris Theater for Seventh Season of Ongoing Residency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Last night, Co-Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Wu Han, announced the seventh season of the society's residency at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance from the stage. The 2017-2018 CMS season promises a revolving multi-generational and international roster of the world's finest chamber musicians which enables CMS to continue to present chamber music of every instrumentation, style, and historical period. (more...)

Ten Students From Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Named To All Star Music Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Being named to The School District of Philadelphia's All-City Music Program is a great honor, and this year 10 members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) have competed and have received honors in the All-City Concerto Competition. ? ? (more...)

MPAC Unveils Free Summer Lineup: Music Beyond Borders, Movies, Concerts & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

You don't always need to buy a ticket to enjoy music, dance and movies at Mayo Performing Arts Center this summer. The region's largest and most popular performing arts center will be presenting a variety of free events through July and August, in addition to its stellar lineup of ticketed concerts. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Young Musicians Selected for Inaugural NYO2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

  Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 78 young musicians selected from across the country for the inaugural season of NYO2, a two-week, intensive summer program for outstanding American instrumentalists ages 14-17, which begins on June 18, 2016. NYO2 is an extension of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), a program for musicians ages 16-19, launched by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute in the summer of 2013 to great acclaim. Both NYO-USA and NYO2 are free to all participants. (more...)

GR Symphony Musicians Association to Offer Free Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

GR Symphony Musicians Association is excited to partner with long-time colleague in the Grand Rapids arts scene, the Grand Rapids Public Museum, to present this free hour-long concert in the beautiful Meijer Theater.  We are committed now, more than ever, to sharing our love of great music and want to pay tribute to how symphony musicians in Grand Rapids have served the community since 1930.  Past and present musicians of the Grand Rapids Symphony will be featured as soloists, composers, and conductors in this tribute concert. (more...)

Richmond Symphony Joins Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2015

Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Bernstein: Chichester Psalms tonight, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. and tomorrow, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. (more...)

Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

April 28, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Bernstein: Chichester Psalms on Saturday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The performance features boy soprano Jack Rigdon and the 150 member Richmond Symphony Chorus with Director Erin R. Freeman. This is the final Altria Masterworks Concert of the 2014-15 Season and will be led by Music Director, Steven Smith. (more...)

Richmond Symphony Orchestra Performs Holiday Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

Richmond, Virginia Kick off the holidays with the sounds of the season! Join the Richmond Symphony and Richmond Symphony Chorus, tonight, December 6 at 8:00pm and Sunday, December 7 at 3:00pm, at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for a winter wonderland of music led by conductor Erin Freeman. (more...)

Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Perform Holiday Concert, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

November 17, 2014 – Richmond, Virginia Kick off the holidays with the sounds of the season! Join the Richmond Symphony and Richmond Symphony Chorus, on Saturday, December 6 at 8:00pm and Sunday, December 7 at 3:00pm, at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for a winter wonderland of music led by conductor Erin Freeman. Hear the symphony play holiday favorites such as Carol of the Bells, Sleigh Ride and Frosty the Snowman during this much loved annual concert. It's the perfect event to include in your RVA holiday tradition! (more...)

Bassist Joseph Conyers Joins Philadelphia Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

The Philadelphia Orchestra announces the appointment of Joseph Conyers as assistant principal bass. Mr. Conyers, whose tenure began at the start of the 2010-11 season, comes to the Orchestra from the Atlanta Symphony, where he served a one-and-a-half year tenure. Previously, he held the position of principal bass with the Grand Rapids Symphony and spent four summers as a member of the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra. (more...)