What do you do with more than 1,000 musical instruments in disrepair and no funds to fix them? That was the dilemma faced by The School District of Philadelphia. Now a new project, Symphony for a Broken Orchestra (symphonyforabrokenorchestra.org), funded by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and The Barra Foundation, seeks to remedy the situati
Video games keep classical music popular among young generations with games like final fantasy, Elder Scrolls, Banjo Kazooie and many more.
They built instruments from scrap metal to create the Cateura Orchestra of Recycled Instruments. They are now known around the world as the Landfill Harmonic
The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir is the largest choir in Indiana and one of the oldest major symphonic choirs in the country—older, in fact, than the symphony choruses of virtually every city west of the Mississippi. The choir, which recently celebrated its 78th year, is a rarity these days.
were united in CSO’s Side by Side, a special program where members of the community were invited to play major repertoire alongside their professional classical music counterparts
The Senior Concert Orchestra of New York is back! It’s always sad when any musical organization no longer as the funds to perform, and that’s why…
Ronald Braunstein’s conducting career has taken him around the world, as far as Oslo, The Hague, and Tokyo. In 1979, he won the gold medal in the Herbert von Karajan International Conducting Competition. But the unpredictable effects of bipolar disorder presented the biggest challenge in his life, one that just a few years ago left him unemployed and suicidal.