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Updated Jul 20, 2018

U-M School of Music, Theater, & Dance Names Dean

The University of Michigan School of Music, Theater, & Dance has a new dean, effective October 1. David A. Gier, professor and director of the University of Iowa School of Music, is to succeed … »Read

ICE, Transitioning to a Broader Role, Taps New Executive Director

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) has named a new executive director whose background reflects the group’s evolution into a broader sphere of influence and activity. As of … »Read

Met Announces 10th Annual al Fresco Screenings

Starting Saturday, August 25, and continuing through Monday, September 3, the Metropolitan Opera will offer its tenth annual “Summer HD Festival,” free outdoor screenings of recent … »Read

Cliburn Winner's Wife Found Not Guilty for Reasons of Insanity

On July 16, a Texas state district judge found Sofya Tsygankova, former wife of the 2013 Van Cliburn gold medalist Vadym Kholodenko, not guilty by reason of insanity for the murder of the … »Read

Former NEA Chair to PBS

Jane Chu has been hired by PBS as an arts adviser. Chu was President Barrack Obama’s choice to run the National Endowment for the Arts, a post she held from 2014 until her resignation , last … »Read

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Each month, Musical America spotlights an important emerging talent. If you haven't heard of the New Artist of the Month before, we predict you will soon.


Hanzhi Wang, accordionist
New Artist of the Month
July 2018
Eun Sun Kim, conductor
New Artist of the Month
June 2018
Louisa Proske, director
New Artist of the Month
May 2018
Alexi Kenney, violinist
New Artist of the Month
April 2018
Russian Renaissance
New Artist of the Month
March 2018
Abigail Kent, harpist
New Artist of the Month
February 2018
Lucy Dhegrae, vocalist
New Artist of the Month
January 2018
Julia Adolphe, composer
New Artist of the Month
December 2017
Taylor Marino, clarinetist
New Artist of the Month
November 2017
Seth Parker Woods, cellist
New Artist of the Month
October 2017
Afendi Yusuf, clarinetist
New Artist of the Month
September 2017
Reena Esmail, composer
New Artist of the Month
August 2017
Abbie Betinis, composer
New Artist of the Month
July 2017

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Since 1960, each year Musical America honors several outstanding musicians with an award for excellence.
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