March 4th: Abolishing one-to-one music tuition, new Adiemus album and appeal for new scholarship announced.

Monday 4th March 2013

The Guardian

One-to-one music tuition ‘may be abolished’

Abuse claims may force review of traditional teaching methods, claims new head of Royal Northern College of Music

Classic FM

Prince Charles launches new RWCMD scholarship 

HRH The Prince of Wales has visited the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama to launch a new scholarship appeal on St. David’s Day

Classic FM

Karl Jenkins reveals new Adiemus album 

The Welsh composer celebrated St David’s day by signing with record label Deutsche Grammophon this morning, announcing details of his new album, Adiemus Colores

Herald Scotland (via musicalchairs.info)

Scottish Opera’s orchestra has reincarnated as musical co-op McOpera 

It has been almost two years since Scottish Opera’s orchestra officially went part-time

SFGate (via musicalchairs.info)

Bennett, S.F. Symphony oboist, dies at 56 

William Bennett, the longtime San Francisco Symphony oboist who suffered a cerebral hemorrhage on Saturday night while performing Richard Strauss’ Oboe Concerto with the orchestra in Davies Symphony Hall, died Thursday morning in a San Francisco hospital

Beacon News (via musicalchairs.info)

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra awards couple with Golden Baton Award

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra will be awarding Calgary couple John and Ethelene Gareau with the Golden Baton Award during it’s Scandinavian Masters: Sibelius & Grieg concert

The Telegraph