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Contested Eden Concert | Cabrillo Festival Opening Night

July 31, 2021 | 7:00 pm

Cabrillo Festival, Online

NewMusicUSA Event

Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA present LOUD Weekend (Day 2 of 2)

July 31, 2021 | 11:00 am

Bang on a Can, MASS MoCA (1040 Mass Moca Way, North Adams, MA)

Sounding Puzzles Concert | SCC Youth Symphony & Cabrillo Festival

August 1, 2021 | 11:00 am

Cabrillo Festival, Online

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Jul 20
NEA
National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2022 NEA Jazz Masters

Stanley Clarke, Billy Hart, Cassandra Wilson, and Donald Harrison, Jr. have been named 2022 NEA Jazz Masters by the The National Endowment for the Arts. In addition to receiving a $25,000 award, the recipients will be honored in a concert on Thursday, March 31, 2022, held in collaboration with and produced by SFJAZZ.

Jun 14
BMI
BMI Announces 2021 Student Composer Awards

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.), in collaboration with the BMI Foundation (BMIF) has announced the six winners of the 69th Annual BMI Student Composer Awards. Each year these awards recognize superior musical compositional ability with educational scholarships totaling $20,000. This year’s group of talented composers, aged 18 to 27, were showcased across BMI’s and BMIF’s digital platforms in honor of their outstanding accomplishments.

Jun 12
MPA
MPA 2021 Paul Revere Awards for Music Engraving

The 2021 Paul Revere Awards were announced during the 2021 meeting of the Music Publishers Association, which was held virtually on June 11, 2011. Among the first, second, and third prize winning scores, adjudicated in 11 different categories, were an unprecedented 10 publications of scores by Black and Latine American composers, both new works and new editions of older repertoire.

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