Monday Link Round Up: July 18, 2016

News to start your week!

 

New Music Box has the fellows and finalists of the New York Foundation of the Arts Artists’ Fellowship Program – including Lisa Bielawa, Du Yun, Stephanie Griffin, Sarah Hennies, Molly Herron, and Angelica Negrón.  Read more here.

 

Patti Niemi, percussionist with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, has a new memoir about her experiences as a professional musician titled Sticking it Out.  She spoke with Sam Briger on Fresh Air.  Read the transcript here, or listen to the conversation below:

 

There is now funding in Britain to encourage orchestras to perform works by contemporary British composers.  Gillian Moore of The Guardian has the story – and a list of suggestions, including works by Helen Grime, Errollyn Wallen, and Tansy Davies.  Read the full story, and listen to excerpts, here.

 

The News & Record in Greensboro, NC has a story about Eastern Music Festival’s conducting training program, now in it’s second year.  The 8 fellows include 5 women and 3 men from across the globe.  Read more here.

 

What did we miss?  What are you reading?  Leave us a comment and link below!

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