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

The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has announced the launch of a new master’s degree program designed for individuals who are musicians but who also desire to lead traditional and non-traditional musical arts organizations.

Read more: Eastman School of Music Announces New Master’s Degree in Music Leadership

The 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California is inviting music teachers, school administrators, college music students, and faculty to register for an all-access pass for the convention.

Read more: Music Teachers Encouraged to Register 2018 NAMM Show and Apply for School Recognition

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) and the Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network (AIYN) will gather over 100 arts and justice leaders from across the U.S. on September 25 and 26 in Los Angeles for the second of three national Create Justice forums.

Read more: Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute and the Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network Gather for...

Data from the case of Dan Fabbio, a music teacher who suffered from brain cancer, has helped more precisely define the relation between the different parts of the brain that are responsible for music and language processing.

Read more: Music Teacher Contributes to Neurological Research in Rochester


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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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