Manhasset Stands of Yakima, Washgington announces the acquisition of the assets of Monarch Specialties, manufacturer of injection molded pencil clip holders.

Read more: Manhasset Stands Acquires Monarch Specialties

Beginning band instructors spend a lot of their time at the end of the school year recruiting future ensemble members.

Read more: Pre-Band Instruments: Opening New Opportunities for Everyone

AXIOM, led by founding director Jeffrey Milarsky and dedicated to performing the masterworks of the 20th and 21st centuries, opens its season Friday, November 1, 2019, at 7:30pm in Alice Tully Hall.

Read more: AXIOM, Led by Jeffrey Milarsky, Performs Works by Birtwistle, Stravinsky, and Takemitsu on...

Roger H. Brown, who has served as Berklee’s president since 2004, announced that he is stepping down from the position effective May 31, 2021.

Read more: Berklee College of Music President Roger H. Brown Will Step Down in 2021

This fall, Carnegie Hall welcomes back two orchestras from Munich, Germany: Munich Philharmonic and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (BRSO).

Read more: Munich Philharmonic and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Both Return to Carnegie Hall in Fall 2019

Violinist and MacArthur "Genius" Regina Carter and jazz drummer Sean Dobbins will visit a classroom of third grade violin students at a DPSCD school on Detroit's east side today, October 16.

Read more: Violinist Regina Carter and Drummer Sean Dobbins Visit Third Grade Violin Students in Detroit

The Bösendorfer 280VC Vienna Concert grand piano has been awarded pride of place in St. Olaf College’s Urness Recital Hall, following the College’s decision to become the first institute of higher learning in the United States to purchase this model for use on campus.

Read more: St. Olaf College Selects Bösendorfer Piano as Top Concert Instrument

Casio America, Inc. has teamed up with Notes for Notes (N4N™) – a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that builds, equips and staffs after-school recording studios inside Boys & Girls Clubs and youth facilities giving youth the opportunity to explore, create, and record music for free – to gift more than 10 keyboards and digital pianos to the organization’s newest studio and more.

Read more: Casio Supports Music Education With Donation To Notes For Notes

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) competition, an annual program that has helped build the musical careers of outstanding young talent for more than 30 years.

Read more: Yamaha Young Performing Artists Program Now Accepting Applications

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