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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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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
April 23-27, 2022 Las Vegas, NV National Association of Broadcasters Show
May 18-21, 2022 Minneapolis, MN Opera America
May 23-28, 2022 Hong Kong, China International Society for 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 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
November 10-13, 2022 New Orleans, LA Society for Ethnomusicology Conference
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
March 1-5, 2023 Lawrence, KS American Bandmasters Association Annual Convention
August 3-6, 2023 Phoenix, AZ National Flute Association 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.”


Reviews

Brett Dean's Hamlet: The MET Orchestra Takes Center Stage

May 16, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
If the sense of ambiguity that pervades Shakespeare’s Hamlet is what makes it so compelling a drama, it is also what makes it so challenging to an interpreter, be it a teller, a listener, a director, or a composer. Many of the last group … »Read
 

People in the News

Teresa Berganza Dies at 89

May 16, 2022 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Teresa Berganza, the Spanish mezzo-soprano renowned over her 40-year career for her distinctive legato and skill with language, died on May 13 in Madrid. She was 89. Born in Madrid in 1933, Berganza began her career as a 22-year-old in the era of … »Read
 

People in the News

Manhattan School Creates New Division under New World Symphony VP

May 16, 2022 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
On July 1 J. T. Kane will be joining the Manhattan School of Music (MSM) as dean of the newly created Instrumental Studies and Orchestral Performance Division. Kane is currently VP for musician advancement and dean of orchestra at the New World … »Read
 

Industry News

Full Exit: Bolshoi Expat Dancers

May 16, 2022 | Agence France-Presse
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – The day Russia invaded Ukraine, Brazilian dancer David Motta, then a leading soloist at the renowned Bolshoi ballet, knew he had to leave the country where he had lived half his life. It was an "obvious" decision -- … »Read
 

Industry News

Boston's WCRB Updates Its Image and Gains Audiences

May 13, 2022 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Classical music radio, like every other part of the music world, is in flux. Gone are the days when the on-air talent were all men possessed of deep baritone voices and a paternalistic commitment to teaching listeners about the day’s … »Read
 

Industry News

Latvian National Symphony Names Wunderkind

May 13, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Finnish conductor Tarmo Peltokoski, 22, is to be the next music and artistic director of the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra (LNSO). He starts next season, succeeding Andris Poga, now at the artistic helm of Norway’s Stavanger Symphony … »Read
 
 

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