ABOUT US: INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORY OF THE PERFORMING ARTS
Musical America Directory has long been considered the "bible" of the performing arts. As a respected presence in the industry, the Directory has facilitated lasting and important relationships between leading performing arts professionals.
The annual print publication features:
I. Contact info for over 14,000 performing arts organizations
• Web site
• Types of organizations listed
• artist managers
• opera companies
• concert series
• music schools and departments
• record companies
• services and products
• and more
II. Categorical and alphabetical indices
III. Articles focusing on issues facing the international performing arts industry, such as
• China: Eastern Hope for the Decline of Western Music?
• The Changing Face of Presenting
• New Challenges for the Performing Arts: Looking at the Future
• Career-building in a Post-recording World
• The Year in Music, North America
• The Year in Music, International
Every year, Musical America Directory honors several outstanding musicians with an award for excellence. The announcement of these awardees is a highly anticipated event.
• The Musician of the Year,
• Composer of the Year,
• Conductor of the Year
• Instrumentalist of the Year
• Vocalist of the Year
• Ensemble of the Year
• And more
The announcement of the Musician of the Year award has become an eagerly anticipated industry event, culminating in a December awards ceremony.