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Lilly Endowment Gives $100 Million to Indiana Arts Groups

November 24, 2015 |
The Lilly Endowment Inc. will give $100 million to 14 arts and cultural organization in the state of Indiana. In addition to $10 million to the Indianapolis Symphony, among the largest gifts the orchestra has received, the Children's Museum of … »Read

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Song Cycle for Orchestra and Soprano Wins 2016 Grawemeyer

November 24, 2015 | Susan Elliott,
Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen is the recipient of the 2016 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition. He wins for his song cycle let me tell you , for soprano and orchestra, commissioned and premiered by the Berlin … »Read

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Over One Third of Presidential Medal Recipients Are Musicians

November 17, 2015 | Susan Elliott,
Six of the 17 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, announced yesterday, are musicians of one stripe or another: Itzhak Perlman, identified by the White House not as a violinist but as a conductor; Barbra Streisand; James Taylor; … »Read




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'Law and Disorder’ by GG Arts Law

'Career Advice' by Legendary Manager Edna Landau

‘An American in Paris by Frank Cadenhead

‘Berlin Times’ by Rebecca Schmid

‘Munich Times by Andrew Powell

‘The Torn Tutu’ by Rachel Straus

‘A Rich Possession’ by James Conlon

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MPR and APM Get $10M Anonymous Grant

November 17, 2015 |
ST. PAUL, MI-- Minnesota Public Radio and its parent company, American Public Media, have received an anonymous $10 million donation.  MPR President Jon McTaggart says the donor is a longtime supporter of public radio and is passionate about … »Read

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Concert Artists Guild Names Winners

November 16, 2015 | Nicholas Beard,
Concert Artists Guild’s annual auditions yielded two winners this year, 18-year old pianist Daniel Hsu and the Verona Quartet. Both receive a two-year management contract with the Guild and a New York recital. Hsu, as the official … »Read

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Young Concert Artists Names Winners

November 11, 2015 |
Fielding some 300 applications from 40 countries, Young Concert Artists, now in its 55 th season, concluded its auditions over the weekend, naming six winners, each of whom will now receive three years of management, three debuts next season--in … »Read









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