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Timeless Communications has announced that Jeff Donnenwerth has joined the sales team as an executive advertising account manager.

Read more: Donnenwerth Joins Timeless Sales Team

Clive Gillinson, executive and artistic director, has announced Carnegie Hall’s 2020–2021 season, consisting of more than 170 concerts and wide-ranging education and community programs created by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute.

Read more: Carnegie Hall Announces 2020-2021 Season

At the annual gathering of the global music products, pro audio and entertainment technology industry, The 2020 NAMM Show, the Lightpower Collection gifted The NAMM Foundation a donation of $10,000.

Read more: The Lightpower Collection Donates $10,000 to The NAMM Foundation

The Menuhin Competition Trust and the Richmond Symphony have announced the 44 competitors selected from a pool of 321 applicants to participate in the biennial Menuhin Competition, the world’s leading international competition for young violinists.

Read more: Menuhin Competition 2020 Announces Competitors

Educators who could not attend the Conn-Selmer Grant Writing and Funding Strategies workshop in December are invited to purchase a video link of the workshop’s livestream.

Read more: Grant Writing & Funding Strategies Available Online From Conn-Selmer

Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) chairman Mark Davidoff and president and CEO Anne Parsons have announced that Italian conductor Jader Bignamini has been appointed music director beginning with the 2020-2021 season.

Read more: Bignamini Named Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Berklee College of Music president Roger H. Brown has shared a letter regarding the Berklee Abu Dhabi Center. The letter was shared on January 21.

Read more: Berklee President Shares News about the Berklee Abu Dhabi Center

The International Music Education Summit is the world’s largest 3-day professional learning conference for music educators held entirely online. The 3rd Annual International Music Education Summit will be live June 11-13, 2020.

Read more: The International Music Education Summit Returns June 11-13

The Percussion Marketing Council met at Winter NAMM on Friday (January 17) to both celebrate their 25th anniversary and launch new initiatives for 2020.

Read more: The Percussion Marketing Council Celebrates 25 Years at NAMM, Launches New Initiatives

During this year’s Winter NAMM Show (January 16-19), The NAMM Foundation will host a “GenNext Faculty Mixer” for college music faculty in attendance.

Read more: The NAMM Foundation Hosts GenNext Faculty Mixer on January 18

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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!

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