Press Coverage

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COVID-19 vaccine mandate leaves some Pittsburgh Symphony musicians banned from the stage
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 26, 2021

Concert Halls Are Back. But Visa Backlogs Are Keeping Musicians Out.
The New York Times
October 15, 2021

Announcement of Winners of ASCAP Foundation’s Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Awards for Music Writing
October 14, 2021

California’s 2018 Camp Fire Destroyed Paradise. Her Response was a Piece for the Philadelphia Orchestra.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 12, 2021

REPORT | US Survey Results Reveal Uneven COVID-Era Policies For Orchestras
Ludwig van Toronto
October 8, 2021

International artists essential to Billings Symphony despite travel restrictions
Billings Gazette
October 8, 2021

The Philadelphia Orchestra is about to take on a more casual look
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 5, 2021

New Initiatives Seek to Promote Diversity Within Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Fort Worth Magazine
October 5, 2021

With expansion, Annapolis Symphony Academy seeks to increase access and quality of music education
The Baltimore Sun
October 2, 2021

How the Columbus Cultural Orchestra is trying to diversify classical music
The Columbus Dispatch
September 23, 2021

Mellon Gives Orchestras $2.1M For EDI Practices
Musical America (paywall)
September 23, 2021

Top Orchestras Have No Female Conductors. Is Change Coming?
The New York Times
September 10, 2021

Classical Music’s DEIA Pact: Ongoing Actions for Equity and Access
I Care If You Listen
September 2, 2021

Opera singer Davone Tines is changing classical music with a radical idea
Washington Post
August 31, 2021

A great board of directors can make or break a nonprofit. Here’s how to build one
Reno Gazette Journal
August 11, 2021

“Let’s Make Music”: Fenton Community Orchestra Musicians Reconnect After Pandemic Hiatus
August 4, 2021

‘There’s Only Going Forward’: As Live Events Return, Venues Navigate Strong Demand, Continuing Uncertainty
The Spokesman-Review
July 25, 2021

Study Reveals the Vaccination Conundrum Facing Orchestras
Musical America
July 23, 2021

A Violinist on How to Empower Asian Musicians
The New York Times
July 21, 2021

Asians Are Represented in Classical Music. But Are They Seen?
The New York Times
July 21, 2021

St. Louis Symphony’s Diversity Efforts Boosted by $200,000 in Grants
St. Louis Public Radio
July 19, 2021

‘Peaceful Activism’: Indianapolis Pianist Wants To Change How You View Classical Music
The Indianapolis Star
July 15, 2021

Thursdays with Thomas Hampson: Simon Woods
IDAGIO Stories
July 8, 2021

Now What?
July 6, 2021

‘I’m Going To Create My Own Doors’: In Chicago, Asian Women Arts Heads Lead by Example
Chicago Tribune
June 24, 2021

Runners-Up From Our 8th Annual Student Editorial Contest
The New York Times
June 15, 2021

A Trailblazing Female Conductor Is Still Alone on the Trail
The New York Times
June 11, 2021

League of American Orchestras Announces Ford Musician Community Awards
The Violin Channel
June 11, 2021

Watch the Greensboro Symphony Perform Live in a Virtual Performance
Greensboro News & Record
June 10, 2021

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Makes History With Newly Appointed Executive Director
June 10, 2021

League Recognizes Five Musicians for Going the Extra Mile
Musical America
June 4, 2021

Knoxville Violin Player Is One of Five People To Receive National Award for Community Service
June 4, 2021

League Posts Details of Annual Conference, June 7-17
Musical America
May 7, 2021

League’s Annual Conference Confronts Pandemic-Caused Issues
Musical America
April 14, 2021

What Are the Characteristics of a Strong Organization in Classical Music? With Simon Woods
Con Fuoco
April 7, 2021

In-Person Concerts for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, After a Year of Pandemic
Baltimore Fishbowl
April 6, 2021

Simon Woods, League of American Orchestra
Because… – Quad City Symphony Orchestra
April 5, 2021

For the Oakland Symphony, Supporting Social Justice Is an Old Habit
The Oaklandside
March 24, 2021

Where US Orchestras Stand Right Now on COVID Concerts
Slipped Disc
March 24, 2021

One to One With BSO’s Brian Prechtl—Percussionist, Chair of BSO Players’ Committee, ICSOM Delegate
March 18, 2021

A Season of Innovation
Peoria Magazine
March, 2021

A Tempo: New Orchestra League President Looks Back on a Year of Change
March 11, 2021

Racial Equity and the RPO: A Thread
Rochester City Newspaper
March 8, 2021

2021 COVID-19 Legislative Relief: An Overview
Senza Sordino
March 1, 2021

Letter to the Editor from League CEO Simon Woods
The New York Times
February 28, 2021

How the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles is diversifying music
February 20, 2021

League’s Heather Noonan on Latest COVID-19 Relief Package and Its Impact on Arts Industry
Musical America Worldwide
February 18, 2021

Art Advocacy in Missouri Transformed From One Day to a Week-Long Virtual Event
February 5, 2021

Article on Minnesota Orchestra With Context From League CEO Simon Woods
Star Tribune
February 4, 2021

Symphony Serves Up ‘Smorgasbord’ in Comfort Food Series
Springfield News-Leader
January 7, 2021



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