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Global MOOC Alliance Opens Call for Student Projects That Address UN’s Sustainable Goal for Education


Do you have an ambitious team of students who might be ready to take on a Global Massive Open Online Challenge?

Boston Music Project Shares Students’ Digital Collective Compositions


Since the pandemic began, Boston Music Project (BMP) has worked on creative ways to engage their students through virtual teaching—including composition.

Encourage a Young Person to Apply for the Global Student Prize


Do you have a truly extraordinary student?

Los Angeles Philharmonic Offers Masterclasses for Middle and High School–Aged Composers


Here is a rare opportunity for your budding composers.

New Software Addresses Sound Delays in Online Music-Making


The latency issue of making music online—sound delays—undermine the video-conferencing musicians rely on to collaborate, and probably drive you crazy.

Teacher Health and Wellness Virtual Retreat


Winter Thaw 2021 is a virtual retreat aimed at providing music teachers with the tools to practice self-renewal and overall wellness.

El Sistema USA 2021 National Symposium & Seminario, February 15–19


El Sistema USA invites the field to participate in its virtual Symposium and Seminario, February 15–19 from 12:00-3:00 PM EST.

Arts Workers Are Building a Labor Movement


As the pandemic ravages many of the world’s major industries, a labor movement has developed within the arts sector.

The Lewis Prize for Music Announces Accelerator Awardees


The 2021 Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Awardees have been announced!

National Instrumentalist Mentoring and Advancement Network


The National Instrumentalist Mentoring and Advancement Network (NIMAN) seeks to provide mentorship to promising young musicians of color in their formative, pre-college years.


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