Archive for October, 2020

Texas Book Festival Celebrates 25 Years With A Big Lineup

The Texas Book Festival is bringing out some big names for its 25th anniversary, including Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan, chef David Chang and Texas’ beloved Mathew McConaughey.

The Austin-based literary celebration joins others with entirely online programs.

 Texas Book Festival. Dec. 31-Nov. 15. Virtual. Details. 

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Houston Design Whiz Opens Up a Shop in Round Top’s Eclectic New Hamlet — Courtney Barton Embraces Country Style

After years of showing her wares at The Arbors during the Round Top Antiques Fair, Houston-based textile designer and design curator Courtney Barton has laid stake to a claim in Round Top Village, a spanking new country-style collection of eclectic shops located on the hamlet’s Washington Street. Doors to her eponymous shop opened in tandem … Continued

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How To Compose Over The Internet: 17 Players, Five States

Sixteen instrumentalists from the contemporary music ensemble Alarm Will Sound were scattered across several states and four makeshift home offices and professional studios, working with Tyshawn Sorey on his “Autoschediasms.” To synchronize everyone’s efforts, each “pod” of musicians was simultaneously logged into two different internet conferencing applications. – The New... | Read More

Bay Area Theatre Is Devastated

“This is hitting our sector in a way it’s not hitting any other sector and no one has a plan for it. We are all frantically treading water just to stay afloat… “We have unemployment that is about three times the national average. Because of how the arts work and people having to physically be together, it’s one of the sectors that will be closed the longest and have the longest... | Read More

How Women Have Made Progress In American Orchestras

Musicians in American orchestras are now generally balanced between the sexes, largely because blind auditions — during which candidates play behind screens — were introduced in the 1970s and 1980s. But stereotypes surrounding which instruments women should play remain. Most harpists are women; brass sections are dominated by men. – Dallas Morning News

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How Women Have Made Progress In American Orchestras

Musicians in American orchestras are now generally balanced between the sexes, largely because blind auditions — during which candidates play behind screens — were introduced in the 1970s and 1980s. But stereotypes surrounding which instruments women should play remain. Most harpists are women; brass sections are dominated by men. – Dallas Morning News

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How Women Have Made Progress In American Orchestras

Musicians in American orchestras are now generally balanced between the sexes, largely because blind auditions — during which candidates play behind screens — were introduced in the 1970s and 1980s. But stereotypes surrounding which instruments women should play remain. Most harpists are women; brass sections are dominated by men. – Dallas Morning News

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Seeks to Recruit Several Key Team Members

Through innovative programming, robust educational initiatives, and commitment to the community, the Philadelphia Orchestra is on a path to create an expansive future for classical music, and to further the place of the arts in an open and democratic society.

The Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the world’s preeminent orchestras. It strives to share the transformative power of... | Read More

Clark Art Institute seeks a Communications Manager

The Clark Art Institute is looking to hire a Communications Manager to promote and raise awareness of the Clark Art Institute on regional, national and international levels using public relations, marketing, social media, the Clark’s website, and advertising to achieve goals.

View the job posting for the Communications Manager position at the Clark Art Institute at... | Read More

Dean Stetson University School of Music – DeLand, Florida

The Stetson University School of Music seeks a visionary leader to guide an artistic community of dedicated faculty, staff, students, and concertgoers in advancing our mission of fostering a broad educational experience and enhancing the positive impact of music-making in our world.

Position: The dean of the School of Music serves as an advocate, leader, and effective spokesperson... | Read More

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