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San Francisco Conservatory Dean to Head NYC's Kaufman Center

June 22, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Kate Sheeran, provost and dean of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music since 2015, is to become executive director of Manhattan’s Kaufman Music Center in August. She succeeds Lydia Kontos, who announced her intent to retire last fall. … » Read
 

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Sale of Westminster Choir College to Chinese Co. Completed

June 22, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
On Thursday, June 21, Rider University completed the sale, first announced in late February , of the Westminster Choir College in Princeton. The purchaser, the Beijing Kaiwen Education Technology Co. Ltd., is paying $40 million. Kaiwen has … » Read
 

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Of Borders and Separations: Young People's Chorus Takes on Heady Themes

June 22, 2018 | Bruce Hodges, Musical America
NEW YORK—Organizers of last Monday night’s concert could hardly have anticipated how very timely their program would be. On June 18 in Merkin Hall, the Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC) and the Yale Choral Artists … » Read
 

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Competitions: Montreal's Six-Figure Purse; the Brits Are Back

June 22, 2018 | Brian Wise, Musical America
The 2018 Montreal International Music Competition concluded on June 14 with prizes in two categories: aria and art song. John Brancy [pictured], a 29-year-old American baritone who has studied at Juilliard, won first prize in the art song … » Read
 

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New Executive Director for Miami City Ballet

June 22, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Miami City Ballet has appointed Tania Castroverde Moskalenko [pictured] to be its next executive director. She arrives on August 7 and will work in conjunction Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez .   Castroverde Moskalenko, who … » Read
 

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New Artist Management Signings

June 21, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Contralto Avery Amereau [pictured] has left IMG Artists to join Askonas Holt. Amereau, known to specialize in baroque repertoire, studied at the Juilliard School and made her Met Opera debut two seasons ago, at age 25, as the Madrigal Singer in … » Read
 
 

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