Music is a Human Right

The League stands with the Afghanistan National Institute of Music, whose students are in grave danger.

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Advancing the Orchestral Experience for All

Learn how the League leads, supports, and champions America’s orchestras and the vitality of the music they perform.

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Read the New Issue of Symphony Magazine

The Summer Issue reports on recent paradigm shifts at orchestras from the perspectives of the people who make classical music come to life.

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It's Latinx Heritage Month

Also known as Hispanic Heritage Month, it takes place September 15 – October 15. Read our statement and look for social media posts honoring Latinx composers, conductors, musicians, and administrators in the orchestra field.


We’ve Updated the Envision Section

Learn about the ideas and ideals that will help orchestras adapt and thrive!

What We Do

We serve our vibrant and civically engaged orchestral community

We help members thrive and achieve long-term success through our programs, research, and learning resources.

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Grants & Opportunities

The Catalyst Fund Incubator

To assist orchestras in creating more equitable, diverse, and inclusive cultures, the League has designed the next phase of The Catalyst Fund to incorporate elements from technology incubator models, such as supporting the development of new ideas through mentorship and guidance, and connection to peer communities engaged in similar developmental processes.
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Sonja Thoms, Vice President of Operations for the Nashville Symphony

I am only realizing now how much my musicianship can teach me about leadership, teamwork, community, mission alignment, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

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