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Institute established in 1963 in Parma.

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Mark Fonder

Private college in Ithaca, New York. It was founded by Grant Egbert in 1892 as the Conservatory of Music. In 1931 several affiliated institutions merged to form the comprehensive Ithaca College: Patrick Conway Military Band School, Williams’ School of Expression and Dramatic Art, Ithaca School of Physical Education, and Westminster Choir School. As of ...

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Sarah Suhadolnik

Jazz division of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York. In 1987 Lincoln Center launched Classical Jazz, its first concert series devoted solely to jazz. In 1996 JALC became an autonomous jazz division with wynton Marsalis at the helm. Marsalis has continued to work as the artistic director of JALC and the music director of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. This ensemble maintains an extensive repertoire of classic jazz works while continuing to commission and premiere new pieces. It tours extensively, frequently collaborating with guest artists, and participates in JALC programs, such as the annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival. JALC also maintains a busy schedule of concerts by visiting artists, lectures, and jazz education initiatives....

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International organization. It was initiated in Belgium in 1940 by Marcel Cuvelier to propagate live music and related arts in schools, universities and among working youth, regardless of political or doctrinaire considerations. It has established an effective international network of artistic exchanges, bringing many young performers before the public through concert tours and competitions; it also encourages performance by young people by establishing music camps and forming international orchestras directed by outstanding conductors. In keeping with its broad humanitarian aims it was a founder-member of the International Music Council in ...

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New York conservatory founded in 1905 and known as the Institute of Musical Art until 1924; see New York, §12.

Berio, Luciano, §1: 1925 to 1971

New York, §12: Education

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Conservatory formed in New York in 1946 by the amalgamation of the Institute of Musical Art (founded by Walter Damrosch in 1905) with the Juilliard Graduate School (opened in 1924 with money from the Juilliard Musical Foundation).

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Paul R. West

United States-based collective founded in 1984 by David Doty, Henry Rosenthal, and Carola Anderson. The Just Intonation Network’s membership has attracted a wide-ranging group of musicians including composers, theorists, performers, and instrument designers and builders as well as hobbyists whose work is primarily focused on just intonation. Dealing with the physical properties of sound, just intonation is an expandable tuning system in which pitches are derived from the overtone series of a specific fundamental pitch and are expressed in relation to said fundamental. As a collective, the group has served as a forum for just intonation on an international scale. In addition to providing a meeting ground for musicians, the Just Intonation Network has published several works including Doty’s ...

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Francis Kayali

Radio show and cybercast devoted to new music. Hosted by composers Dennis Báthory-Kitsz (“Kalvos”) and David Gunn (“Damian”), the show aired weekly from 1995 to 2005 on the WGDR-FM 91.1 station at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont. Since 2005, new K&D shows have been made available online, albeit on an occasional and irregular basis. ...

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Jane Gottlieb and Michael Mauskapf

Two American funding organizations established by serge Koussevitzky “to encourage contemporary composers and provide them with opportunities to create new works.” The first, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, Inc. (founded 1942), was established by the conductor in memory of his first wife. During World War II it funded the Berkshire Music Center in Lenox, Massachusetts, which had been established by Koussevitzky in ...

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Altman Kellner and Robert N. Freeman

Benedictine abbey in Upper Austria. It was founded in 777 by Duke Tassilo of Bavaria to provide a Christian mission and to protect the area from the neighbouring Slavs and Hungarians. Plainchant was sung according to the Beneventan rite, which, along with the educational system, was modified according to the rules of Benedikt von Aniane of Aachen in 828. From that time until the 17th century there was an inner and an outer school: the latter was enlarged in ...

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J. Ryan Bodiford

A community organization and performance venue located in Berkeley, California, and dedicated to the promotion of cross-cultural understanding through the presentation of predominantly Latino-oriented cultural and educational events. A nonprofit organization, it was established in 1975 by Chilean exiles seeking asylum from the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. La Peña is modeled on the ...

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David Wyn Jones

Benedictine abbey in Upper Austria. It was founded in 1056 on the site of a fortress protecting the confluence of the rivers Traun and Ager, and was sanctioned by Emperor Heinrich IV in 1061. The first monks came from the monastery of Münsterschwarzach near Würzburg, and in ...

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University in Quebec; its Ecole de Musique was founded in 1922.

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London conservatory founded in 1861. It became the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 1935 and its musical activities ceased in 1939. See London, §VIII, 3.

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Institution founded in 1865 and amalgamated with the London Academy of Music in 1904. See London, §VII, 3.

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Training school founded in 1963 and closed in 1978. See London, §VIII, 3, (vi).

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John H. Baron

State-supported university (founded 1860) with a school of music at Baton Rouge. The university introduced music instruction in 1915, and from 1922 offered a BM degree. By the 1980s the department had become the largest music school in the state. In 2009 there were 260 undergraduates studying music history, theory, composition, education, and performance in the schools of music (BM), education (BMEd), and arts and sciences (BA). There were also 235 graduate students in collaborative piano, composition, conducting, music education, musicology, performance, piano pedagogy, and theory (MM); in composition, music education, musicology, and music theory (PhD); and in performance and conducting (DMA). The Troy H. Middleton Library and the music library have record, tape, DVD, and CD collections as well as books and scores, and the archives and manuscripts division house important music-related documents. In ...

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Private, coeducational, Jesuit university established in 1904 as Loyola College. See New orleans.

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Greg A. Handel

Lutheran liberal arts college in Decorah, Iowa, founded in 1861. Its band, one of the first college bands in the county (1878), toured Norway in 1914 under the direction of Carlo A. Sperati. The college first offered music degrees during the 1930s. The Luther College Nordic Choir (founded ...

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Frederick Crane

Educational movement begun in Massachusetts, USA, in 1826. Its founder Josiah Holbrook (1788–1854) conceived a national network of local groups whose members aimed to improve each others’ minds by lectures, discussions and presentations. Soon there were thousands of groups all over the USA, and professional touring speakers largely replaced local presenters. Music was at first only occasionally discussed; among the speakers were Lowell Mason and John Sullivan Dwight....