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University of Missouri New Music Program Gets (Another) $2M

February 4, 2016 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
The University of Missouri’s Mizzou New Music Initiative (MNMI) has received a gift of over $2 million from Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield, whose family foundation funds the arts and educational and social initiatives in the state. The … »Read
 

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Competitions and a Few Recent Prize Winners

January 29, 2016 | Rebecca Schmid, Musicalamerica.com
Attention early music specialists:  Early Music America’s Medieval and Renaissance Competition   is accepting applications until April 15. Ensembles of two or more voice(s) and/or period instrument(s) that have performed together … »Read
 

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Kazushi Ono Wins Asahi Prize

January 5, 2016 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Kazushi Ono, music director of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra and principal conductor of the Opéra national de Lyon, has been awarded Japan’s prestigious Asahi Prize for his “energetic activities in Japan and abroad as a … »Read
 

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Alexei Lubimov Named First Cage Cunningham Fellow

December 18, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
The first Cage Cunningham Fellowship, which carries a $1 million award over a two-year period, has been granted to Alexei Lubimov. Administered by the Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) and established with the “encouragement” of the John … »Read
 

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International Competition Update

December 18, 2015 | Rebecca Schmid, Musicalamerica.com
Winners of the first Young Artist Competition in Art Song , a program of the Ziering-Conlon Initiative for Recovered Voices , included soprano Kiristina Bachrach, of Illinois, and mezzos Emily D’Angelo and Quinn Middleman in first, second, … »Read
 

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American Pianists Ass'n Gets $5.275M from Lilly Foundation

December 16, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com
Among the 14 arts and culture organizations in Indiana that were recipients of the Lilly Endowment’s $100 million gift was the American Pianists Association, for whom a $5.275 million grant marks the largest it has received in its 36-year … »Read
 
 

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