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Trump Reportedly Aims to Cut NEA and NEH

January 19, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com
The new administration plans to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, according to The Hill , and to “privatize” the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. This would fulfill a … » Read
 

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Mahler Comp Winner Named Chief Conductor, Nuremburg Symphony

January 20, 2017 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Kahchun Wong, Musical America’s New Artist of the Month in June 2016 , is to be chief conductor of the Nuremburg Symphony starting in the 2018-19 season. The 29-year-old Singapore native won first prize in the Mahler Competition last May … » Read
 

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Two Non-AFM Orchestras Sign New Contracts with Pay Raises

January 20, 2017 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Two regional orchestras have signed new contracts with their musicians. The Naples (FL) Philharmonic players, who are not members of the American Federation of Musicians but bargain collectively, have ratified a five-year agreement six months … » Read
 

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Competitions: Recent Winners; Fast Approaching Deadlines

January 20, 2017 | Brian Wise, MusicalAmerica.com
Marian Anderson’s name has made headlines lately, not only because the late contralto will soon appear on the $5 bill , or because she has been cited in the contentious debate over inauguration performances (she sang at both Dwight D. … » Read
 

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Karl-Heinz Steffens Exits CAMI Music

January 20, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com
Another classical conductor has left CAMI Music; Cambridge-based Hazard Chase has signed German conductor Karl-Heinz Steffens for worldwide general management. Last week, Long Yu left CAMI Music for London-based Askonas Holt management. Steffens … » Read
 

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Paul McCartney Sues Sony/ATV to Get His Songs Back

January 20, 2017 | Deepti Hajela
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney says he wants his music to "get back to where it once belonged." McCartney filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday against Sony/ATV over copyright ownership of the many hit songs he wrote … » Read
 
 

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