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The Ensemble seeks to connect and inform all people who are committed to ensemble music education for youth empowerment and social change.

MusicAIRE: Round Two


Did you miss the last round of applications for MusicAIRE in March? Good news: they have opened another application round for grants to support the European music sector in its pandemic recovery.

Microgrants for Artists (and How to Find Them)


The Awesome Foundation offers microgrants of $1,000 or less for “awesome ideas” that cross various disciplines worldwide.

Culture Rx Prescribes the Arts


Did you know that 80–90% of health outcomes are determined by health-related behaviors, socioeconomic factors, and environmental factors?

A Trove of New Choral Arrangements, Free to the Global Field


The Songs for Europe program, spearheaded by Gerald Wirth (Vienna Boys’ Choir) and funded by Creative Europe, drew to a close in September after two years of activities with partners Wirth Music Academy, Superar Slovakia, House of Good Tones Srebrenica, and El Sistema Greece.

The Song that Captured a Movement


If you’ve been following the recent protests in Iran connected to the death of Mahsa Amini, you may have seen the name of musician Shervin Hajipour.

Out of the Box Podcast


The only podcast dedicated to music education in India—Out of the Box—has just begun its second season.

Tutti Passeurs D’Arts Forms New Núcleo in Paris


The organization TUTTI Passeurs d’Arts, which supports children in multiple areas of France in experiencing ensemble music, is expanding to add a new program in the city of Paris.

Play the World Game (and Solve the World’s Problems)


If you enjoy games that reward the sort of inventive thinking we do best, we have a doozy for you. And it’s being played on a global stage.

International Day of Peace Concerts


Today is the International Day of Peace, a UN-led initiative advocating for nonviolence, disarmament, and human rights worldwide.

CIM Fellowship Opportunity for Black and Latinx Musicians


Did you know that Black and Latinx musicians currently represent less than 17 percent of U.S. music faculty? The Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) is working to address this imbalance in our field, opening doors through its Future of Music Faculty Fellowship.


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