A $5000 prize and a commission for the orchestra’s 2003-04 season went to Mischa Zupko.
Annual meeting and conference of the Music Library Association
From the opening nostalgic film montage set to Copland‘s Fanfare for the Common Man to the climactic moment when Chicago was named Best Picture, this year’s Academy Awards ceremony demonstrated how music has been fundamental to the development of cinema
WGBH Boston’s website launches, offering full-length, high-quality audio streams of American concert works with all the trimmings.
Bay Area composer and pianist Gabriela Lena Frank became the newest addition to G. Schirmer, Inc.‘s prestigious roster last month, adding a distinct new voice to the publisher’s line-up.
Gordon Beeferman and David Schober were singled out from a pool of young composers as winners of the 2003 BMI Foundation, Inc./Carlos Surinach Commissions.
The American Academy of Arts and Letters (AAAL) announced the 16 recipients of their 2003 round of scholarships, fellowships, and awards last week.
In 1948, the Louisville Symphony Orchestra embarked on an innovative commissioning project advocated by board president Charles P. Farnsley (who coincidentally was also the acting mayor of Louisville) that would end up commissioning 116 new works from 101 composers by 1959, masterfully conducted by Robert Whitney. Matthew Walters, the managing director of SFMG, has acquired the rights for his organization to re-release dozens of these recordings.
Broadway’s 325 union musicians are officially on strike, meaning that for the first time since 1975, Broadway theaters will be deprived of live music
I have just heard Audra McDonald on the radio telling me yet again that Broadway producers are attempting to “reduce and eliminate live music on Broadway”—and I find myself “mad as hell, and I can’t take it anymore.” On its face alone the concept is ludicrous; barely scratching its surface it becomes offensive and a […]