The Eastman School of Music will be presenting the 12th annual Music College Fair in Upstate New York on Thursday, September 28 in collaboration with Ithaca College and The Juilliard School.

Read more: Eastman School of Music to Host Music College Fair

The Nashville Symphony and the Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee have announced "Violins of Hope," a community-wide initiative centering on a collection of instruments played by Jewish musicians interned in concentration camps during the Holocaust. 

Read more: Nashville Symphony Announces ‘Violins of Hope’ Series

 

On Wednesday, September 13th, SBO received the following message from François Kloc of Buffet Crampon USA:

Read more: Buffet Crampon Resumes Normal Operations Post-Irma

Carnegie Hall has announced that pianist Lang Lang must withdraw from his concert with conductor Lü Jia and the China NCPA Orchestra on Monday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. while he continues to recover from an inflammation in his left arm.

Read more: Zhang to Fill in as Pianist at Carnegie Hall Concert

William Christie will return for his annual concert with Juilliard415 on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in Alice Tully Hall. Christie is currently an artist in residence in Juilliard's Historical Performance program.  

Read more: William Christie Conducts Juilliard415 in 'The Genius of Monteverdi'

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has launched DSO Classroom, a new online hub for students, teachers, and schools at dso.org/classroom.

Read more: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Launches Online DSO Classroom

Because of backing from PNC Bank, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) pops programming will now be called the PNC Pops Series.

Read more: The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Pops Programming Backed by PNC Bank

Dr. Milt Allen of The Music Guerrilla and Jupiter Band Instruments recently visited Haiti to assist in teaching at 2 music camps after being invited by BLUME (Building Leaders Using Music Education) president Janet Anthony.

Read more: KHS America Helps Spread Music Education in Haiti

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra (FSO) 2017-2018 Season will open with the world premiere of a new work by George Mason University faculty composer, Mark Camphouse, on September 16 at the George Mason University Center for the Arts.

Read more: The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra Debuts New Commission

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will perform four free community concerts this fall at venues across Detroit, all presented by DTE Energy Foundation. Associate Conductor Michelle Merrill will conduct all of the concerts.

Read more: The Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hosts Free Fall Concerts

 


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This year, our primary major band travel is for:

Festival Competitions - 42.5%
Public Performances - 30%
Educational Workshops - 5%
Some of All of the Above - 20%

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