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Opera America Announces Renewal of Women Composer Grants

November 20, 2014 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Opera America has announced a second two-year cycle of its Opera Grants for Female Composers. The first cycle, announced last year, has been such a success that the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation has stepped up to support another. Among last … »Read
 

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Alvin Ailey, Stephen Sondheim Win Presidential Medal of Freedom

November 12, 2014 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
The White House has announced the 2014 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is considered the country’s highest civilian honor, presented to “individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the … »Read
 

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String Competitions, a Wagner Song Contest, and More

November 7, 2014 | Rebecca Schmid, Musicalamerica.com
The first ever Singapore International Violin Competition has shortlisted 35 candidates who will perform nine live rounds in Singapore in January. Over half the young violinists hail from Asia, the rest represent North America and Europe. They … »Read
 

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Cinci Corbett Foundation Gives Final $1M to College-Conservatory

November 7, 2014 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
As it turns out, Cincinnati’s Corbett Foundation was not quite finished giving money away when it announced its closure in August. Earlier this week, the Foundation gave $1 million to further endow the Ralph Corbett Distinguished Chair of … »Read
 

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Warner Announces $100,000 Young Musician Prize

November 4, 2014 | Agence France-Presse
NEW YORK (AFP) -- Warner Music Group on Monday announced the creation of a new $100,000 classical award aimed at recognizing young musicians at the start of their careers. A jury of classical musicians and industry figures will select the Warner … »Read
 

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Creative Scotland Ups Granting Funds to £100M

October 31, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
Creative Scotland, the country’s arts funding body, has come a long way in the last two years, moving from a much-maligned, poorly run agency with little apparent understanding of how it constituents actually operated, to – as of this … »Read
 
 

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