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Inaugural Dean Named for UCLA Music School

February 11, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
UCLA’s Herb Alpert School of Music—launched in 2007 and established by UC Regents in 2016 as the 12 th professional school at UCLA—has named its inaugural dean. She is Eileen Strempel, voice professor and senior VP for academic … » Read
 

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Oscar-Nominated Film Finally Brings Don Shirley the Attention Due

February 11, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Despite intense criticism from family members that it is rife with inaccuracies, the five-time Oscar nominated film Green Book has introduced the remarkable Don Shirley to a broad public. Born to Jamaican immigrants in Pensacola, FL, on Jan. 29, … » Read
 

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Sexual Misconduct Allegations at LA Gay Men's Chorus

February 7, 2019 | Sarah Shay Musical America
Accusations of sexual misconduct have led John Duran [pictured], longtime board chair and a major fundraiser for the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, to announce he will step down at the end of the current season. Some current and former … » Read
 

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WQXR Adds Digital Content Editor

February 6, 2019 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
WQXR, New York City’s only locally based all-classical-music radio station, has brought Jacqui Cheng on board as the station’s first ever editor-in-chief, music. Cheng will report to Shannon Connolly, senior VP and GM, music, at New … » Read
 

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Lincoln Center Taps New President

February 6, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Henry Timms—president and CEO of New York’s 92nd Street Y, co-author of international best-seller New Power - How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World and How to Make it Work for You —is to be the next president of Lincoln … » Read
 

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Montana Maestro Accused of Bullying

February 5, 2019 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Matthew Savery, music director of the Bozeman Symphony, is under investigation for a range of allegations. A letter addressed to the symphony’s board and shared with the Bozeman Daily Chronicle calls out Savery for “bullying, … » Read
 
 

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