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More Fun with Fundraising

More Fun with Fundraising

This week, our two fun fundraising ideas are both inspired by Beethoven, and they’re both well-tested events with strong track records for their presenting orchestras. Symphony Nova Scotia has reported that its 23rd annual Beer and Beethoven event on May 9 was sold to the rafters and raised an impressive $50,000 for the community and […]

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Ukrainian Celebration with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Ukrainian Celebration with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

On June 14, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (led by music director Bill Eddins) will give its first-ever performance at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, a unique venue that “preserves the stories of hardships and triumphs of Canada’s oldest and one-time largest settlement of Ukrainian pioneers.” The program will include selections from Lysenko’s Taras Bulba, Zuckert’s […]

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Major Voyages to Europe for Tafelmusik This Spring

Major Voyages to Europe for Tafelmusik This Spring

Tafelmusik is returning to Europe twice this spring for high-profile engagements in France and Germany. The orchestra has been invited by long-time collaborators Opera Atelier to join them in performances of Lully’s Persée on May 23, 24 and 25 at the Royal Palace of Versailles – and from June 13 to 21, Tafelmusik makes its […]

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People

People

The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal has announced the results of some recent auditions: congratulations to violists Megan Tam and Victor Fournelle-Blain, who recently triumphed in the OSM’s international auditions for section viola positions, and to flutist Erik Gratton, who won the Associate Principal Flute audition at the national level, and will now be invited for […]

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Job Board

Job Board

AUDITIONS Victoria Symphony Section Violin (1 position) Application deadline/Date limite : August 4 août 2014 Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Second Violin Section (2 positions) Application deadline/Date limite : June 28 juin 2014   CONDUCTORS / DIRECTEURS MUSICAUX Lions Gate Sinfonia Assistant Conductor Application deadline/Date limite : June 15 juin 2014    

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Orchestras Canada’s National Meeting

Orchestras Canada’s National Meeting

The early bird deadline has passed, the travel bursaries have been distributed, and our hotel room block is sold out – but it’s not too late to register for Orchestras Canada’s National Meeting 2014!   Highlights include: The latest insights into arts and cultural audiences, courtesy of Culture Track 2014 and the experts from La […]

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Inauguration of the Casavant Frères Organ at Maison Symphonique

Inauguration of the Casavant Frères Organ at Maison Symphonique

May 28-31, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal presents a series of events in honour of the new concert organ at the Maison Symphonique. The organ (with OSM resident organist Jean-Willy Kunz and organist emeritus Olivier Latry) makes its formal debut with the OSM on May 28 and 29, most notably in performances of Saint Saens’ […]

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Celebrating Talented Youth in Winnipeg, Windsor and Montreal

Celebrating Talented Youth in Winnipeg, Windsor and Montreal

Last week, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (led by resident conductor Julian Pellicano) shared the stage with some of its province’s brightest young musical talents in a concert presented in collaboration with the Manitoba Band Association. The concert included performances by this year’s provincial junior, intermediate and senior honour bands, followed by a massed performance that […]

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Calling All Alumni of the Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra!

Calling All Alumni of the Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra!

Hamilton’s youth orchestra is seeking five decades of alumni to join the orchestra on stage on June 15 for the grand finale concert of its 50th anniversary season. The orchestra hopes to assemble anywhere from 100 to 200 alumni – with instruments in hand – to perform two works at the end of the concert: […]

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New Seasons

New Seasons

The Orchestre symphonique de Laval (led by Alain Trudel) has announced its 2014-15 season, a season that includes six main stage concerts and three chamber music concerts, along with a new open rehearsal program designed to initiate people into the world of symphonic music. Featured soloists include pianist Anastasia Rizikov, violinist Nikki Chooi, and mezzo […]

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