The League in the News

Recent Press

The League of American Orchestras is often featured in the media. We’re called upon to give national context on a variety of arts-related topics, from diversity, technology, audience engagement, and innovation, to advocacy efforts in Washington, nonprofit board governance, and financial best practices.

Check out these recent articles:

 

The future of the American orchestra with Jesse Rosen
KUSC
July 23, 2017


Changing the face of American orchestras, one player at a time
Cincinnati.com
July 21, 2017


League begins annual seminar on orchestra management
Musical America
July 18, 2017


CSO and CCM team up for one-of-a-kind fellowship program
Soapbix Cincinnati
June 20, 2017


Guitar makers challenged by new rosewood restrictions - and what this means for players
Acoustic Guitar
August 2017 Issue


Dad's tears led to healing career in music therapy and national honor
Knoxville News Sentinel
June 16, 2017


Healing power of music: Local symphony musician recognized for gifts to community
MLive and Cultured.gr
June 15, 2017


Backstage at The Utah Arts Festival 2017: Stacy Garrop’s Postcards From Wyoming will premiere as winning chamber music commission
The Utah Review
June 14, 2017


Grand Rapids violinist receives national award for her work in hospitals
Michigan Live
June 6, 2017


Orchestras conference to return to Detroit after 31 years
Crains Detroit Business
May 25, 2017


The Richmond Symphony received a grant from the League of American Orchestras’ Futures Fund
Richmond BizSense
May 23, 2017


Interviews, video & photos: Oklahoma City Philharmonic names Alexander Mickelthwate successor to Maestro Joel Levine
NewsOK
May 22, 2017


Greensboro Symphony musician wins national award
News & Record
May 19, 2017


Editorial: Bravo to the Richmond Symphony for a well-earned award
Richmond Times-Dispatch
May 13, 2017


New Haven Symphony Orchestra lands $80,000 diversity grant for string fellows
New Haven Register
May 9, 2017


Imperial Symphony Orchestra sees improvement since going professional in 2016
The Ledger
April 30, 2017


KSO music therapists take the healing power of music to hospitals
Knoxville Mercury
April 26, 2017


Orchestra serves "A Notable Feast" this week
Stevens Point Journal
April 19, 2017


The Philadelphia Orchestra goes to prison — and not for the reason you think
Philly.com
April 17, 2017


Women in classical music: some good news, some bad news
Sharps & Flatirons
April 13, 2017


What Du Yun's Pulitzer win means for women in classical music
The New Yorker
April 13, 2017


JSO to collect food donations at concert
The Tribune Democrat
March 31, 2017


Boulder Philharmonic, Frequent Flyers to perform at Kennedy Center
Daily Camera Entertainment
March 24, 2017


The gold standard
Boulder Weekly
March 23, 2017


Got wood? Then get some paper – you’ll need it
Musical Merchandise Review
March 23, 2017


Ann Hobson Pilot plays out a ground-breaking career
Herald-Tribune
March 17, 2017


L.A. Phil President Deborah Borda's departure sends arts world spinning
Los Angeles Times
March 16, 2017


Eugene Symphony music director search: next star?
Oregon Artswatch
March 13, 2017


Henderson Symphony Orchestra’s first female music director relishing role
Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 12, 2017


Binghamton Philharmonic takes part in 'Orchestras Feeding America'
WBNG
March 12, 2017


A new will to confront homogeneity in American orchestras
Grantmakers in the Arts
March 9, 2017


Helping the hungry
The Blade
March 7, 2017


There's no "I" in "arts advocacy"
Americans for the Arts blog
March 3, 2017


Feature: Arts groups seek bipartisan support for NEA and NEH
New York Times
February 28, 2017


Musician Ann Hobson Pilot to receive League of American Orchestras' Gold Baton
Africlassical
February 28, 2017


Chester Lane to leave Symphony (Paywall)
Musical America Worldwide
February 28, 2017


An orchestra triumphs over Trump's travel ban
New York Times
February 8, 2017


Native American music to take center stage at Oakland Symphony concert
San Francisco Classical Voice
February 6, 2017


It's time to settle to score for female composers
The Huffington Post
February 1, 2017


Interview with Heather Noonan, League’s Vice President for Advocacy
“Talking Up Music Education” (NAMM Foundation podcast)
January 21, 2017


Five-year philharmonic contract expands numbers
The News-Press
January 18, 2017


Orchestras by the numbers: comparing DSO to country
The News Journal
January 18, 2017


Creative Confidential podcast: Jesse Rosen, President and CEO, League of American Orchestras
Creative Confidential
January 11, 2017


Hannibal Lokumbe selected for residency with Philadelphia Orchestra
The Philadelphia Tribune
January 6, 2017


CSO/CCM diversity fellows: new program aims to shake up music industry's status quo
WCPO Cincinnati
January 6, 2017


Oklahoma City composer accepts three-year residency with South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
NewsOK
January 3, 2017


Chickasaw composer accepts 3-year residency with SD orchestra
The ADA News
January 3, 2017


Shes got the write stuff
The News-Gazette
January 1, 2017


One story: some context
Arts Journal
December 21, 2016


To help women in opera, several institutions arise
The New York Times
December 14, 2016


The subscription solution: tweak, jump start, or burn to the ground?
TRG Arts
December 5, 2016


DSO family grows with new training orchestra for adults
Detroit Free Press
December 3, 2016


Minnesota Orchestra reports 'very promising' year with balanced budget
StarTribune
December 2, 2016


Orchestras rely more on contributed than earned income, study finds
Philanthropy News Digest
November 20, 2016


New York Philharmonic's next leader gives a taste of things to come
The New York Times
November 18, 2016


It's official: many orchestras are now charities
The New York Times
November 15, 2016


Susanna Mälkki, Center Stage (behind paywall)
The Wall Street Journal
October 21, 2016


OSO takes painstaking journey to find new conductor, music director (behind paywall)
Messenger-Inquirer
October 16, 2016


Clarity and complication: an interview with League Vice President for Advocacy Heather Noonan
KMFA 89.5
October 3, 2016


Aaron Dworkin: making classical music more diverse
WYPR 88.1 FM
October 2, 2016


Orchestras league awarded $4.5 million for new grant program
Philanthropy News Digest
October 2, 2016


League launches $4.5 million fund for orchestras that innovate (password protected)
Musical America
September 29, 2016


What makes the best place to live? Proximity to orchestras, for one
Money Magazine
September 19, 2016


Stefan Sanders extends contract with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, becomes Resident Conductor
Broadway World
September 19, 2016


National honors for Lake Forest Symphony's Susan Lape
Chicago Tribune
September 16, 2016


Making sense of cultural equity
Createquity
August 31, 2016


Cracking a glass ceiling with the maestro's baton
The New York Times
September 1, 2016


Got a classic piece? Here comes the sequel.
The New York Times
August 19, 2016


Marin Alsop continues fight for women conductors
KQED Arts
August 5, 2016


Composer, violist to premiere new concerto at EMF
Greensboro News & Record
July 14, 2016


For Black Lives Matter, classical music steps in
The New York Times
July 10, 2016


Symphony orchestras survive, thrive in smaller Western Pa. communities
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
July 9, 2016


Interview with Jesse Rosen, President and CEO, League of American Orchestras on League's 71st National Conference
Segment begins at 10:10
WWFM, "A Tempo"
June 25, 2016


Orchestras grapple with how to boost diversity
Minneapolis Star Tribune
June 24, 2016


Community service lauded
Senza Sordino
June 2016


Hon. Elijah Cummings' keynote at the League of American Orchestras Conference
Grantmakers in the Arts
June 23, 2016


Leading the orchestra, an outsider invited in
The New York Times
June 17, 2016


The League of American Orchestras cares about diversity
Black to Live
June 9, 2016


Orchestras face connection between diversity and relevance
Nonprofit Quarterly
June 14, 2016


How orchestras pursue a new lease on life
The Washington Post
June 13, 2016


Diversifying the classical music world
The Baltimore Sun
June 9, 2016


Feature on League of American Orchestras' 2016 National Conference in Baltimore
The Baltimore Sun
June 8, 2016


Making music together: a look at diversity in orchestras
Chicago Tonight
June 6, 2016


Orlando orchestra's leader leaps from cellist to conductor
Salon
June 5, 2016


New U.S. ban On ivory sales to protect elephants
NPR
June 2, 2016


U.S. bans commercial trade of African elephant ivory
The New York Times
June 2, 2016


DSO's Shannon Orme honored for charity work
The Detroit News
May 16, 2016


Composer Stella Sung's 'The Book Collector' will premiere at Dayton Opera
Dayton Daily News
May 14, 2016


Oakland cellist recognized for bringing music to schools
East Bay Times
May 5, 2016


BSO percussionist receives Ford Musician Award for community service
Baltimore Sun
April 25, 2016


Music notes: PSO releases Tchaikovsky CD
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
April 30, 2016


PSO violist wins community-service award
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
April 21, 2016


Pennies from Utah revive a symphony
The New York Times
April 27, 2016


Charleston Symphony Orchestra to stream performance online Saturday for first time
The Post and Courier
April 22, 2016


New York Philharmonic names Jaap van Zweden its next music director
The Wall Street Journal
January 27, 2016


Concert gives voice to diversity in music
The Palos Verdes Peninsula News
March 23, 2016


Orchestras get in tune with modern black-tie
The New York Times
March 18, 2016


Conductor Gemma New breaking brass ceiling in Steeltown
Toronto Star
March 6, 2016


Silicon Valley really is having more fun playing music in community orchestras
KQED
February 18, 2016


Weekend Passport: new legislation aims to improve visa process for international artists
WBEZ Worldview
February 12, 2016


Playing it forward: Norman Johns has inspired young minority musicians for decades
Cincinnati Enquirer
February 5, 2016


Roving bands of Columbus Symphony musicians reaching less-predictable audiences
The Columbus Dispatch
January 31, 2016


Next steps in closing the gaps in arts education in our schools
Huffington Post
January 20, 2016


Tech at the symphony: Boston orchestra loaning patrons iPads
Associated Press
January 1, 2016


Ivory, at the tip of a complex issue for traveling orchestra members
The Washington Post
January 1, 2016


21st-century American orchestras struggle for diversity – and relevance
Fox News Latino
December 4, 2015


Earned relational revenue- the subscription model and symphony orchestras
National Center for Arts Research blog
December 3, 2015


Guest composer to premiere work with TSO
Arizona Daily Star
November 4, 2015


New notes on the autism scale
Polyphonic
September 24, 2015

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