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Updated May 2, 2016

Banff Center to Lay Off 33 Employees

It’s been just about one year since Janice Price, CEO of the Banff Center, put the $1 billion expansion plan of her predecessor on hold. (That was Jeff Melanson who left the position … »Read

Nashville Symphony, Players, Reach Accord

A bit of good news from the Nashville Symphony, where a new contract with its musicians, signed three months ahead of schedule, sees their salary restored to earlier levels by 2018. The players … »Read

San Antonio Symph Struggles to Live in Its Spiffy New Home

San Antonio Symphony’s financial woes seem never ending. Despite its players’ agreement to take  three weeks of unpaid leave next season, saving the orchestra $314,000, it remains … »Read

Look & Listen at BRIC: Minimalism to the Max

Since 2002, the Look & Listen Festival has adhered to the simplest of missions: “contemporary music in contemporary art galleries.” Over the years, it has presented concerts in … »Read

New Artists of the Month: The Verona Quartet

“At first it was just a quagmire of unknowns.” Violist Abigail Rojansky of the Verona String Quartet is describing Milton Babbitt’s complex Second Quartet (1954), which the group … »Read

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Each month, Musical America spotlights an important emerging talent. If you haven't heard of the New Artist of the Month before, we predict you will soon.


Verona Quartet
New Artist of the Month
May 2016
Simone Rubino, percussionist
New Artist of the Month
April 2016
Michael Gilbertson, composer
New Artist of the Month
March 2016
Pam Tanowitz, choreographer
New Artist of the Month
February 2016
Tobias Greenhalgh, baritone
New Artist of the Month
January 2016
James Darrah, director
New Artist of the Month
December 2015
Rene M. Orth, composer
New Artist of the Month
November 2015
Sam Suggs, double bass
New Artist of the Month
October 2015
Mirga Grazinyté-Tyla, conductor
New Artist of the Month
September 2015
Tansel Akzeybek, tenor
New Artist of the Month
August 2015
Christopher Allen, conductor
New Artist of the Month
July 2015
Joseph Dennis, tenor
New Artist of the Month
June 2015
Mark Grisez, trumpet
New Artist of the Month
May 2015
Sava Vemic, bass
New Artist of the Month
April 2015

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