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  • Tennessee Students Headed to NYC for Thanksgiving Parade

    Josh Harris | November 8, 2012An NBC affiliate news program recently profiled two students from Knoxville-area’s Carter High School who have been invited to travel to New York to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. An NBC affiliate news program recently profiled two students from Knoxville-area’s Carter High School who have been invited to travel to New York to perform […] Read More...
  • Renowned American Composer Carter Dies at 103

    Josh Harris | November 8, 2012American classical composer Elliott Carter, whose career spanned several eras of music throughout the world with challenging, rhythmically complex works, died Monday at age 103.American classical composer Elliott Carter, whose career spanned several eras of music throughout the world with challenging, rhythmically complex works, died Monday at age 103. His music publishing company, Boosey & […] Read More...
  • Maryland School Names Music Wing in Teacher’s Honor

    Josh Harris | November 8, 2012Beltsville, Maryland’s Kathy Rodeffer is being honored this week for her 34 years in instrumental music education across Prince George’s County.Beltsville, Maryland’s Kathy Rodeffer is being honored this week for her 34 years in instrumental music education across Prince George’s County. The retiring teacher will have the music wing at the city of Landover’s Thomas […] Read More...
  • Join SBO in Anaheim for NAMM ‘13

    Josh Harris | November 8, 2012SBO magazine is preparing for its annual Best Tools for Schools presentation at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. SBO magazine is preparing for its annual Best Tools for Schools presentation at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.  Any music educators who will be attending the NAMM show and are interested in participating […] Read More...
  • USC Professor Gives $3 Million for New School Symphonic Hall

    Josh Harris | November 8, 2012Alice Schoenfeld, holder of the Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld Endowed Chair in String Instruction and a professor of violin instruction and performance for more than half a century at the USC Thornton School of Music, has committed $3 million to create a new symphonic hall for the school.Alice Schoenfeld, holder of the Alice and Eleonore […] Read More...
  • NAMM Foundation Launches 2013 Best Communities Survey

    Josh Harris | November 8, 2012The NAMM Foundation kicked off the highly regarded Best Communities for Music Education survey on Thursday’s SupportMusic teleconference and webinar. The NAMM Foundation kicked off the highly regarded Best Communities for Music Education survey on Thursday’s SupportMusic teleconference and webinar. SupportMusic’s monthly event was live from Music for All’s Bands of America Grand National Championships, […] Read More...
  • 2012 Berklee City Music Conference

    Josh Harris | October 10, 2012The Berklee City Music Network in partnership with Stax Music Academy has announced its second annual Network conference, “American Popular Music: The Untold Story.” The Berklee City Music Network in partnership with Stax Music Academy has announced its second annual Network conference, “American Popular Music: The Untold Story.” The conference, attended by music educators and […] Read More...
  • OSU Stuns with Video Game Tribute Show

    Josh Harris | October 10, 2012The Ohio State University Marching Band wowed audiences (perhaps besting nearby Ohio University’s recent “Gangnam Style” show) with YouTube-conquering video game tribute halftime show last Saturday in Columbus.http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=sAzzbrFgcUw The Ohio State University Marching Band wowed audiences (perhaps besting nearby Ohio University’s recent “Gangnam Style” show) with YouTube-conquering video game tribute halftime show last Saturday in […] Read More...
  • Call Open for 2013 MUSICWOMEN Conference

    Josh Harris | October 10, 2012The first ever MUSICWOMEN Conference is now accepting proposals for its premier event in October of 2013 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.The first ever MUSICWOMEN Conference is now accepting proposals for its premier event in October of 2013 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The mission of the conference is to increase the profile of the presenting organizations […] Read More...
  • Oberlin Grad and ICE founder Claire Chase named MacArthur Fellow

    Josh Harris | October 10, 2012Flutist and new-music trailblazer Claire Chase ’01 has been named a 2012 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, which carries a $500,000 award dispersed over the next five years.Flutist and new-music trailblazer Claire Chase ’01 has been named a 2012 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur […] Read More...
  • Percussive Arts Society 2012 Industry Awards Announced

    Josh Harris | October 10, 2012The 2012 Percussive Arts Society Industry Awards class represents five individuals and one international chapter, each of whom has developed important careers and service to not only PAS, but the percussion world as a whole. The 2012 Percussive Arts Society Industry Awards class represents five individuals and one international chapter, each of whom has developed […] Read More...
  • SoundTree Education Expands Through NAfME Alliance

    Josh Harris | September 27, 2012Korg USA’s Education Division, consisting of SoundTree, the SoundTree Institute, and SoundTree.com, is expanding in multiple areas that will provide music educators of all types with a variety of products and services to enhance their curriculum and personal development.Korg USA’s Education Division, consisting of SoundTree, the SoundTree Institute, and SoundTree.com, is expanding in multiple areas […] Read More...
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