The inaugural Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition kicks off in Katowice, Poland, this September with prize money in excess of €280,000.
Valery Gergiev, Maxim Vengerov, Alessandro Baricco, Hermann Hauser III and Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival will all receive Cremona Musica Awards at this year’s event.
Global choral project for peace, One Day One Choir, is calling for choirs to unite in song on Peace Day, a UN initiative which takes place on 21 September.
The Leeds International Piano Competition has revealed its 2018 programme of talks, masterclasses, exhibitions, free family events and concerts.
The Society for Music Education in Ireland has issued a call for papers for its 8th Annual Conference. The event will be hosted by the Royal Irish… Read more
Jeremy Wright MP has replaced Matt Hancock as Culture Secretary in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s emergency shake-up of her cabinet on 9 July 2018.
London-based stringed instruments dealer, J&A Beare, has announced a new, long-term collaboration with the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival.
Tileyard Education, the postgraduate and professional training facility based at London UK’s Tileyard Studios, home to The Prodigy, Sigala, Chase & Status, Lily Allen, Notting Hill Music… Read more
The Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) and New York-based Women in Music (WIM), the longest running and largest nonprofit organisation for women in the music industry, have partnered to conduct the… Read more
Sing Up has released a compilation video featuring recordings of this year’s Sing Up Day song, Be the change, from schools across the world.
Registration is open for the fifth edition of Eric Whitacre’s celebrated Virtual Choir project, with promises of greater accessibility, multimedia participation and collaboration with scientists. The Virtual… Read more
Louisa Staples, an alumna of the Yehudi Menuhin School in the UK, has been awarded who 2nd Prize at the 2018 Carl Flesch International Violin Competition in… Read more
ABRSM has released its new Piano syllabus, which comes into effect in January 2019. The 2019 & 2020 syllabus lists cover a range of styles and music, including pieces from the teaching canon, recent favourites, popular tunes and new commissions.
Sony Innovation Fund (SIF), part of one of the world’s leading companies with a portfolio across consumer electronics, entertainment, and finance, has invested in ROLI, the London-based… Read more
Steinberg has announced the release of a new version of its professional music notation application, Dorico, together with a new entry-level music notation application, Dorico Elements.
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland has taken a Top Five spot in The Complete University Guide’s 2019 league tables – the first time an arts education institution outside London has done so.
UK-based rock and pop music exam board, Rockschool, has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade. Founded in West London in 1991 by music graduate and pop musician, Norton York, the company now conducts rock and pop exams in over 45 countries and has subsidiaries in China, India and Spain.