Updated May 24, 2018

King's College U.K. Recruits Fifth Ave. St. Thomas Church Music Director

Daniel Hyde, organist and director of music at St. Thomas Church on Fifth Avenue, is to become director of music at Kings College, Cambridge, whose choir is among the highest profile in the world. … »Read

Julius Eastman's Feminine Gets Its West Coast Premiere

LOS ANGELES--There is a new vibe these days at Monday Evening Concerts, the hardy, historic new music series that can trace its beginnings back to 1939. New, that is, to those who remember the … »Read

Villazón Cancels, Bartoli Steps In, Barenboim Fumbles

The closing gala concert at Salzburg’s Whitsun Festival, May 18-21, was an all-star affair, featuring Festival Director and mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli and tenors Jonas Kaufmann and … »Read

Tafelmusik's Chief Executive Resigns

After three years as managing director, William Norris has resigned from Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. His last day is July 4. He will return to London. Norris’s … »Read

2018 Sir Georg Solti Award to Minnesota O Associate Conductor

Roderick Cox, associate conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra, is the receipient of the 2018 Sir George Solti Conducting Award, the Solti Foundation announced today. He receives $30,000 toward … »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.

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
Stephen Waarts, violinist
New Artist of the Month
June 2017
Jeffrey Gavett, baritone
New Artist of the Month
May 2017


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


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