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And be sure to browse the excellent career advice offered by legendary Artist Manager Edna Landau in her Ask Edna blog and the entertainment law experts in their Law and Disorder blog.

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Spotlight: Contests & Awards
The 66th Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Piano Competition

15 E 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
UNITED STATES
(212) 734-2130


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Hong Kong International Conducting Workshop


Hong Kong,
+852 2836 3336

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Spotlight: Music Schools & Departments
Boston Conservatory at Berklee

8 Fenway
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 912-9153

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Spotlight: Musical Instruments, Accessories, Cases & Repairs
Yamaha Corp. of America

6600 Orangethorpe Ave.
Buena Park, CA 90620

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Scholarships and Grants

Musical America routinely updates the list of scholarships and grants in an effort to keep current and ensure opportunities for musicians. If you know of a scholarship or grant not mentioned in our lists, please send us a message.
INDUSTRY EVENTS AND CONFERENCES
Trade shows, seminars, events and conferences about the business of the performing arts
June 1-3, 2022 Los Angeles, CA League of American Orchestras Annual Conference
June 3-5, 2022 Anaheim, CA National Association of Music Merchants Show
June 8-10, 2022 Dearborn, MI Audio Engineering Society Convention
June 16-18, 2022 Pittsburgh, PA Theatre Communications Group National Conference
June 20-26, 2022 New York, NY International Computer Music Conference
June 22-25, 2022 Sioux Falls, SD American Harp Society Conference
June 27 - July 2, 2022 Indianapolis, IN Guitar Foundation of America Convention
June 29 - July 3, 2022 Reno/Lake Tahoe, NV ClarinetFest Conference 2022
July 1-6, 2022 Chicago, IL National Association of Teachers of Singing Conference
July 3-7, 2022 Seattle, WA American Guild of Organists
July 10-13, 2022 Cleveland, OH League of Historic American Theaters Annual Conference
July 17-21, 2022 Washington, DC The Hymn Society Annual Conference
July 18-21, 2022 Phoenix. AZ International Association of Venue Managers Conference
August 3-6, 2022 Anaheim, CA Piano Technicians Guild Convention
August 11-14, 2022 Chicago, IL National Flute Association Conference
August 21-24, 2022 Glasgow, Scotland InterNoise Conference 2022
August 29 - September 1, 2022 Calgary, AB Western Arts Alliance Conference
September 22-24, 2022 Long Beach, CA College Music Society National Conference
October 5-7, 2022 New York, NY Radio Show
October 17-23, 2022 Jacksonville, FL/CANCELED American Music Therapy Association Conference
December 5-9, 2022 Nashville, TN Society for Ethnomusicology Conference
November 10-13, 2022 New Orleans, LA Acoustical Society of America 183rd Meeting
January 10-12, 2023 New York, NY International Society for the Performing Arts
January 10-13, 2023 Valencia, Spain International Conductors Guild Conference
January 13-17, 2023 New York, NY Arts Presenters Conference
January 24-26, 2023 Seattle, WA International Ticketing Association Annual Conference
February 18-21, 2023 Louiville, KY National Association for Campus Activities National Convention
March 1-5, 2023 Lawrence, KS American Bandmasters Association Annual Convention
March 1-5, 2023 St. Louis, MO Music Library Association Annual Meeting
March 15-18, 2023 St. Louis, MO US Institute for Theatre Technology Annual Conference
March 15-18, 2023 Orlando, FL American String Teachers Association National Conference
March 25-29, 2023 Reno, NV Music Teachers National Association National Conference
April 15-19, 2023 Las Vegas, NV National Association of Broadcasters Show
April 4-7, 2023 Houston, TX National Opera Association Annual Convention
August 3-6, 2023 Phoenix, AZ National Flute Association Conference
August 31-16, 2023 Mission Inn, Riverside Association of California Symphony Orchestras Conference
January 9-11, 2024 New York, NY International Society for the Performing Arts
June 16-19, 2024 Orlando, FL American Harp Society Conference
 

Ask Edna
Edna Landau’s blog
Edna LandauEdna Landau—doyenne of the music business, long-time managing director of IMG Artists and director of career development at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles—writes Ask Edna exclusively for MusicalAmerica.com to provide invaluable advice to music students and young professional artists. Read more about Edna’s impact on the performing arts.

Send your questions to Edna Landau at AskEdna@MusicalAmerica.com and she’ll answer through Ask Edna. Click the links below to read Edna’s recent columns on the critical aspects of launching and managing and professional music career.

Arts Administration

Career Etiquette

Communicating with Your Audience

Finding a Manager

For Chamber Music Ensembles

Listening to Your Inner Voice

Managing Your Own Career

Publicity and Promotion

The Orchestral World

When It Comes to Recording

During Edna’s 23 years as managing director of IMG Artists, she personally looked after the career of violinist, Itzhak Perlman and launched the careers of musicians such as pianists Evgeny Kissin and Lang Lang, violinist Hilary Hahn, and conductors Franz Welser-Mõst and Alan Gilbert.

Edna believes young musicians can grow their own careers, with “hard work, blind faith, passion for the cause, incessant networking and a vision that refuse[s] to be tarnished by naysayers.”


Press Releases

Nov 11: Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos, and Yo-Yo Ma release next Beethoven for Three album on Sony Classical

October 3, 2022 | Tabitha Johnson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christina Jensen  - Jensen Artists Amanda Ameer  - First Chair Promotion Larissa Slezak  |  Jamie Bertel - Sony Music Masterworks EMANUEL AX, LEONIDAS KAVAKOS, AND YO-YO MA Announce Next Album Release in … »Read
 

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Nov. 11: Pianist Orion Weiss Releases Arc II: Ravel, Brahms, Shostakovich on First Hand Records

October 3, 2022 | Katy Salomon
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact:  Katy Salomon | Primo Artists | VP, Public Relations  katy@primoartists.com  | 212.837.8466  Pianist Orion Weiss Releases  Arc II: Ravel, Brahms, Shostakovich       … »Read
 

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Maestro Harold Rosenbaum and The New York Virtuoso Singers Present Choral Movements from J.S. Bach’s Cantatas 120 - 133 at Manhattan’s Merkin Hall

October 3, 2022
Maestro Harold Rosenbaum and The New York Virtuoso Singers will present the second live concert of their 2022-23 New York City season on Saturday, October 22 @ 7:30 PM at Merkin Hall at The Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, (btw … »Read
 

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Lyric Fest Presents 'A Singer’s Singer: A Biography In Music of Winnaretta Singer - An American Patroness In Paris', November 12 & 13

October 3, 2022 | Morahan Arts and Media
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Mallory McFarland | Morahan Arts and Media mallory@morahanartsandmedia. com   Lyric Fest Continues 2022-2023 Season with A Singer’s Singer: A Biography In Music of Winnaretta Singer - An American … »Read
 

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The Aizuri Quartet, Winners of the 2022 Cleveland Quartet Award, Announce 2022-2023 Season of Debuts

October 3, 2022 | Katy Salomon
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact:  Katy Salomon | Primo Artists | VP, Public Relations  katy@primoartists.com  | 212.837.8466  The Aizuri Quartet Announces  2022-2023 Season 2022 Cleveland Quartet Award-Winners Present … »Read
 

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TENET Vocal Artists Presents 'Sound the Trumpet' on Saturday, November 19

October 3, 2022 | Morahan Arts and Media
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Mallory McFarland | Morahan Arts and Media mallory@morahanartsandmedia. com TENET Vocal Artists Presents Sound the Trumpet A Celebration of Music by Henry Purcell and His Contemporaries Saturday, November 19 … »Read
 
 

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