The Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts, which has been awarded since 2001, will this year been presented to composer and flutist Robert Aitken.
American composer Roger Nixon, who was especially known for his music for concert band, died on 19 October at the Mills Peninsula Hospital in Burlingame, USA.
Shakuhachi Chamber Music Composition Competition 2010
Shakuhachi Chamber Music International Prize 2010
Amadeus Choir from Puebla de la Calzada (Badajoz) announces its IV Choral Composition Contest with the aim/purpose of promoting new compositions and composers and with a special emphasis on music f
The Penfield Music Commission Project/Wegmans 2010
Composition Contest for Wind Ensemble Music
13th ANNUAL CHORAL COMPOSITION COMPETITION of the Cambridge Chamber
Postmark deadline for next season: October 23, 2009
The famous choreographer Merce Cunningham, who was longtime partner of composer John Cage, died last Sunday at his Manhattan home. He was 90 years old.
An unfinished film project about Gustav Holst in the 1970s was found back in the BBC archives.
The International Mozarteum Foundation in Salzburg, Austria, has announced tha it has discovered two new piano works by the young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The University of Huddersfield, Britain, has honored British composer Elgar Howarth for his services to classical music by making him a honorary Doctor of Letters.
The German government has announced that it will invest €500,000 for the renovation of Richard Wagner's former house. Villa Wahnfried is situated in the city of Bayreuth in South Germany.
The German-Argentinean composer Mauricio Kagel, who died last year, has left a legacy of €500,000 to Amsterdam-based Asko/Schönberg Ensemble.
The BBC site reports that a recently discovered piano duet score by Gabriel Fauré was sold for £20,000 at an auction at Sotheby's last Wednesday.
Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn’s Historic Green-Wood Cemetery today announced a new fundraising campaign to recreate “The Angel of Music” – a delicate and intricate sculpture that once marked the grave of
FLUTE MYSTERY- new album release
The Venezuelan composer José Antonio Abreu has won the prestigious Polar Music Prize for Classical Music 2009. The winner for pop music was singer Peter Gabriel.
The American Academy in Rome has announced that Lisa Bielawa is a recipient of the 2009 Rome Prize in Musical Composition.
The 2009 Pulitzer Prize for music was won by Steve Reich for his composition “Double Sextet”, premiered in Richmond, VA, on 26 March 2008.
Dutch composer Rob Zuidam is appointed “Erasmus visiting professor” at Harvard University in Boston, USA. Next year he will be teaching about Dutch contemporary music.
One of the most prestigious music companies in Europe specialized in guitar music - Balka Nota Ltd., has just signed a contract for edition and distribution of ANDERSEN VIANA compositions.