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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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The 66th Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Piano Competition

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

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Hong Kong International Conducting Workshop 2021

Hong Kong,
+852 2836 3336

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Boston Conservatory at Berklee

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

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Yamaha Corp. of America

6600 Orangethorpe Ave.
Buena Park, CA 90620

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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.
Trade shows, seminars, events and conferences about the business of the performing arts
February 23-26, 2021 Digital Event National Association for Campus Activities National Convention
March 1-5, 2021 Digital Event Music Library Association Annual Meeting
March 3-6, 2021 Digital Event American String Teachers Association National Conference
March 3-7, 2021 Canceled American Bandmasters Association Annual Convention
March 8-12, 2021 Digital Event US Institute for Theatre Technology Annual Conference
March 13-17, 2021 Digital Event Music Teachers National Association National Conference
March 18-20, 2021 Digital Event American Choral Directors Association National Conference
May 24-29, 2021 Montréal, QC CINARS (International Exchange for the Performing Arts) 
June 2021 Digital Event Americans for the Arts Annual Convention
August 4-7, 2021 Orlando, FL Piano Technicians Guild Convention
August 12-15, 2021 Washington, DC National Flute Association Conference
October 9-13, 2021 Las Vegas, NV National Association of Broadcasters Show
March 2-6, 2022 Indianapolis, IN American Bandmasters Association Annual Convention
August 11-14, 2022 Chicago, IL National Flute Association Conference
March 1-5, 2023 Lawrence, KS American Bandmasters Association Annual Convention
August 3-6, 2023 Phoenix, AZ National Flute Association 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 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 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.”

Industry News

LA Phil Taps OrchKids Staffer to Run YOLA and Its New Center

May 7, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Camille Delaney-McNeil, director of programs for the Baltimore Symphony’s much admired OrchKids , is to be the inaugural director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s new Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen YOLA Center at Inglewood (BYC). The … »Read

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Juilliard Names New Director of Its Music Division

May 7, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Juilliard School has named a top Curtis Institute academic as dean and director of its music division. David Serkin Ludwig—whose uncle was Peter Serkin and whose grandfather, pianist Rudolf Serkin, was director of Curtis from … »Read

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Giorgio Armani Finances La Scala Expansion

May 7, 2021 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
As it embarks on the next stage of a long-planned renovation, Milan’s Teatro alla Scala has re-engaged a powerful patron—the Armani Group. “The arts are always put on the back burner in difficult times because they do not … »Read

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League Posts Details of Annual Conference, June 7-17

May 7, 2021 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The League of American Orchestras has announced the specifics of its next annual conference, titled “Embracing a Changed World” and previously outlined on these pages three weeks ago. President and CEO Simon Wood s set the tone for … »Read

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Muti and Vienna Preempted at La Scala Reopening

May 6, 2021 | James Imam, Musical America
MILAN--With 55 percent of Italy’s adult population due to be vaccinated within eight weeks, the government allowed theaters and cinemas to reopen to live audiences at 50 percent of their usual capacity, as of April 26. The cap is 500 for … »Read

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Philly O's New Out/Look for Fall

May 6, 2021 | Brian Wise, Musical America
After an 18-month pandemic hiatus, the Philadelphia Orchestra plans to invite audiences back to the Kimmel Center in October in what will be Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s 10th season as music director. The programming includes a … »Read




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