The D’Addario Foundation has announced Back 2 School Class of 2019, which will take place at Los Angeles’s historic Palace Theatre on November 2.

Read more: The D’Addario Foundation Announces Back 2 School Benefit

Juilliard Historical Performance’s 10th anniversary season opens with artist in residence and faculty member Richard Egarr.

Read more: Richard Egarr Leads Juilliard415 in Works by Handel and Avison/Scarlatti

Tom Merrill has joined Bob Rogers Travel as a travel consultant.

Read more: Tom Merrill Joins Bob Rogers Travel

The 2019–2020 season marks the centennial year of Detroit’s Orchestra Hall, the historic concert hall with perfect acoustics within Midtown Detroit’s Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center that serves as the home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO).

Read more: The Detroit Symphony Orchestra Celebrates the Centennial of Detroit’s Orchestra Hall with Special...

Effective September 1, 2019, Hal Leonard has become the exclusive worldwide distributor for Stephenson Music, the publishing company of composer Jim Stephenson, whose recent Liquid Melancholy album was a 2019 GRAMMY Awards nominee.

Read more: Hal Leonard Becomes the Exclusive Print Distributor for Composer Jim Stephenson

This past weekend, Yamaha Corporation of America and Syracuse University (SU) came together to provide a brand-new trumpet to Kevin Richardson, a member of the “Exonerated Five.”

Read more: Yamaha and Syracuse University Present ‘Exonerated Five’ Member Kevin Richardson With Brand-New...

Steinberg today announced the highly anticipated release of the latest version of its professional scoring software, Dorico 3.

Read more: Steinberg Launches Dorico 3

Juilliard Jazz, under the leadership of Juilliard alumni Wynton Marsalis (director), and Aaron Flagg (chair and associate director), has announced its 2019-20 season.

Read more: Juilliard Jazz Announces 2019-20 Season

Juilliard has announced the appointments of baritone Darrell Babidge, mezzo-soprano and alumna Elizabeth Bishop, and soprano Amy Burton to the voice faculty in Juilliard’s Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts. Their appointments will begin this fall semester.

Read more: Babidge, Bishop, and Burton to Join the Juilliard Voice Faculty

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