The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will honor tenor and educator George Shirley and leader and academic Earl Lewis, president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, at the 40th annual Classical Roots Concert on March 2 and 3, 2018.

Read more: Detroit Symphony Orchestra To Honor George Shirley and Earl Lewis

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) today announced that violinist Benjamin Beilman will replace Renaud Capuçon in the final two DSO programs of its three-week French Festival, February 22, 23, and 24.

Read more: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces Replacement For Capuçon in French Festival

Each year, KHS America awards a college scholarship to a member of the United States Army All American Marching Band (USAAAMB).

Read more: KHS America Announces Annual Scholarship Winner

Carnegie Hall has announced that jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves and Wycliffe Gordon will join NYO Jazz as special guest artists for the ensemble’s Carnegie Hall debut on July 27, 2018.

Read more: Dianne Reeves and Wycliffe Gordon To Join NYO Jazz

Carnegie Hall has announced that the Philip Glass Ensemble’s sold-out performance next Friday, February 16, at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, will be webcast live, free of charge, to a worldwide audience on and

Read more: Carnegie Hall To Stream Philip Glass Ensemble Performance Online

In celebration of Chinese New Year, the Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra will make their Detroit debut with a one-night-only Chinese New Year concert in Orchestra Hall, home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO).

Read more: Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra to Perform in Detroit

Carnegie Hall has announced that pianist Martha Argerich has withdrawn from her duo-recital with violinist Itzhak Perlman on Thursday, March 22 in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.

Read more: Pianist Argerich Withdraws from Show at Carnegie Hall

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. has announced the integration of its Cut Time online group management platform with MusicFirst, the learning management system from Music Sales Corporation.

Read more: J.W. Pepper & Music Sales Announce Online Platform Integration

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Paradise Jazz Series will continue with a one-night-only concert featuring Jason Moran and the Big Bandwagon in a multimedia celebration of Thelonious Monk.

Read more: Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Paradise Jazz Series

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has announced the 2018-2019 Season of its Classical and PNC Pops Series. 

Read more: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces 2018-2019 Season

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