Updated Nov 15, 2018

Lincoln Center Communications Chief to Exit

Mary Caraccioli, Lincoln Center’s chief communications officer, is stepping down to take a similar job with the Central Park Conservancy. She exits this week and plans to be in her new … »Read

Surprise! Trumps Will Skip KenCen Honors

NEW YORK—For the second straight year, President Donald Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center Honors celebrating cultural achievement. Neither Trump nor first lady Melania Trump … »Read

San Antonio Symphony Taps Executive Director

San Antonio Symphony has named Corey Cowart, current executive director of the Amarillo (TX) Symphony, as executive director, effective January 1, 2019. He steps into the role as Michael Kaiser … »Read

Baltimore Concertmaster Vindicated by Court but Still Suspended by Orchestra

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has extended the suspension of concertmaster Jonathan Carney an additional five days, through Sunday, despite a judge having rescinded the temporary peace order … »Read

Baltimore Sun Loses Sole Music & Theater Critic. Updated.

Tim Smith, for 18 years the Baltimore Sun ’s classical music critic—and recently restaurant reviewer as well—has decided to retire. His last day at the Sun was November 7. Two … »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.

Davóne Tines, bass-baritone
New Artist of the Month
November 2018
Robert Trevino, conductor
New Artist of the Month
October 2018
Nilo Alcala, composer
New Artist of the Month
September 2018
Natalya Romaniw, soprano
New Artist of the Month
August 2018
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


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


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