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Claire Chase Awarded $100,000 Avery Fisher Prize

April 26, 2017 | Susan Elliott,
Flutist and impresaria Claire Chase, 38, has been awarded the 2017 Avery Fisher Prize, the first flutist ever to do so and among six women out of the 23 artists who have won the award since its inception, in 1975. Chase will also be the first … » Read

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Arizona Opera, Austin Symphony, Each Get a Cool $1M

April 25, 2017 | Nicholas Beard,
Arizona Opera , which points with pride to last month’s Riders of the Purple Sage as the first world premiere in its 45-year history, has received a $1 million pledge from longtime local supporters Marlu Allan and board member Scott … » Read

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$1.5M Gift to UCLA's School of Music Establishes Jewish Music Fund

April 20, 2017 |
The Lowell Milken Family Foundation has given UCLA’s Herb Alpert School of Music $1.5 million to establish the Lowell Milken Fund for American Jewish Music. The idea is for the school to build on the extant Milken Archive of Jewish Music, a … » Read




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Nadine Sierra Wins Tucker Award

April 18, 2017 | Susan Elliott,
American soprano Nadine Sierra has been given the 2017 Richard Tucker Award, an annual prestigious accolade with a purse of $50,000 from the Foundation the bears the name of the great, late Brooklyn-born tenor. The non-competitive prize goes to … » Read

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Montreal International Music Comp Gets $$ Boost from Home City

April 17, 2017 |
As the City of Montreal honors its 375th birthday, it announces additional funding for the Montreal International Music Competition (MIMC), to help further its international standing. The Competition was founded in 2002 and rotates among voice, … » Read

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American Pianists Association Names Award Winner

April 13, 2017 | Nicholas Beard,
Drew Petersen, a 23-year-old masters-degree student at the Juilliard School, has been announced as the winner of the American Pianist Awards, a biennial competition that alternates between jazz and classical artists. Petersen, no stranger to … » Read









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