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Carnegie Hall’s free streaming series continues on Thursday evenings throughout December with new original Live with Carnegie Hall episodes curated by leading artists and Learn with Carnegie Hall programs on Wednesday afternoons featuring highlights from Carnegie Hall’s three acclaimed national youth ensembles: the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), NYO2, and NYO Jazz.

Read more: 'Live with Carnegie Hall' Continues with New Episodes in December

This Saturday, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) kicks off its new CUBE | Digital series with Fabian Almazan and his ensemble joined by a DSO String Quartet. The program will be streamed on November 21 at 7:00 p.m. ET exclusively on

Read more: DSO’s CUBE Digital Series Kicks Off With Almazan This Saturday

The Vermont Jazz Center is streaming its 3rd Annual Emerging Artist Festival this coming Friday and Saturday, November 20 and 21.

Read more: Vermont Jazz Center Hosts Third Annual Emerging Artist Festival

New England Conservatory (NEC) and vocal faculty member Ian Howell have revolutionized low-latency music-making using cutting edge and affordable technology for musicians and music educators.

Read more: NEC Pioneers Technology Allowing Lagless Virtual Rehearsals And Performances During COVID-19

Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor celebration on Monday, December 21, has announced a return for its tenth-anniversary edition.

Read more: Make Music Winter Returns on December 21

Yamaha Corporation of America has announced that Rachel Hibser has joined the company as the Midwest District Manager for School Service Sales, effective October 5. She reports to Chris Dolson, regional sales manager, School Service Sales.

Read more: Yamaha Names Hibser as District Manager, School Service Dealer Sales

New West Symphony (NWS), with conductor Michael Christie as artistic and music director, continues its 2020-21 season of “Global Sounds, Local Cultures” on Sunday, November 15 at 3 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. ET with A Tour of India.

Read more: Christie Leads New West Symphony in 'A Tour of India'

The Richmond Symphony has appointed Lacey Huszcza as their new executive director.

Read more: Richmond Symphony Appoints Huszcza as Executive Director

The ASCAP Foundation and the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra (SJO) have announced Jihye Lee as the recipient of the 66th annual ASCAP Foundation/SJO Commissioning Prize.

Read more: Lee Named Winner of 6th Annual ASCAP Foundation/SJO Commissioning Prize

Berklee has made history by appointing the college’s first woman president. Composer and conductor Erica Muhl will begin her term in July of next year, after working at the University of Southern California for 30 years.

Read more: Muhl Named First Woman President of Berklee College of Music

Directors who make a Difference

For over 20 years, School Band & Orchestra Magazine has been honoring amazing music educators from all 50 states. That's more than 1000 educators recognized for their outstanding contributions to music education programs!

Do you know a fantastic K-12 instrumental music educator who is deserving of recognition in SBO? Tell us why he or she should be featured in SBO’s annual "Directors Who Make a Difference" report.

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