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January 14, 2010 Washington, DC "River City" is the next stop on Rocco Landesman's "Art Works" tour across America. The NEA Chair has arrived in Memphis, Tennessee, at the invitation of Barbara and Pitt Hyde of the Hyde Family Foundations for a full day of activity tomorrow...
January 13, 2010 Washington, DC Wrapping up an extraordinary week of conversations and celebrations of jazz and the NEA Jazz Masters, we have two more essential items for you: Brief video tributes introducing each new Jazz Master were aired last night at the awards celebration and concert...
January 12, 2010 New York, NY Let the celebration begin! The 2010 NEA Jazz Masters Awards ceremony and concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. (EST) in Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, and feature the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton...
January 9, 2010 New York, NY On Tuesday, January 12th, the new class of NEA Jazz Masters Fellows will be honored at the awards ceremony & concert in the Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. The NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship is the nation's highest award in...
November 13, 2009 Washington, DC Adam Sitton and Zach Hoesly, cast members from Eastlight Theatre?s production of Rent , worked with a number of fellow cast and crew members, as well as other artistic citizens, to create a video that highlights some of the ways that art works in Peoria, Illinois. [...
Leonard Bernstein and his wife Felicia Montealegre with Russian author Boris Pasternak at a small table in Pasternak's apartment
Arguably one of the most influential figures in American classical music, Leonard Bernstein was one of the first U.S.-born, U.S.-trained music directors of the New York Philharmonic, the nation's oldest...
Ming Luke on the right conducting young students
According to Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Education Director Ming Luke, the mission of the orchestra's Music Education Program, a collaboration with the Berkeley (California) School District, "is for every single student...
Lee Konitz playing saxophone in performance 
More than 20 NEA Jazz Masters assembled in New York City on October 17, 2008, to celebrate the 2009 class of NEA Jazz Masters: vocalist and guitarist George Benson, drummer...
Full orchestra on stage in performance with singer performing by the conductor
Lyndon Baines Johnson served as president of the United States during a time of cataclysmic change. Sworn in hours after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, Johnson went on to...
Members of the chorus all in dark suits and red ties sitting casually in front-row auditorium seats
For a vocal ensemble like Cantus, recording an album serves many purposes. There's the exposure on classical music radio stations, the opportunity to sell CDs while out on tour, and...

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