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The Cleveland Youth Orchestra: On The Road In Mozart's Hometown

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Better than busking or writing endless grant applications? Raising funds via sites like Kickstarter. iStock hide caption

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Conducting Business: Crowdfunding Classical Music

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The Philadelphia Orchestra, which declared bankruptcy last year, has been performing in China, where it is looking to develop new streams of revenue. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Bankrupt At Home, Philly Orchestra Looks To China

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Very Young Composer Milo Poniewozik at the New York Philharmonic's School Day Concerts, where his piece was performed in front of more than 2,000 kids. Michael DiVito/New York Philharmonic hide caption

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A (Very) Young Composer Gets His Chance At The New York Philharmonic

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A lone bugler stands at attention in the rain at Wilmington National Cemetery in North Carolina, in 2009. Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images hide caption

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150 Years Of 'Taps'

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At 101, Roman Totenberg was teaching students up to the very end of his life. Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Roman Totenberg: A Musical Life Remembered

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An advertisement in Moscow for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's first concerts in Russia in more than two decades. Todd Rosenberg/Courtesy of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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To Russia, With Musical Love — After 22 Years' Absence

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Troy Cook (left) as Father Palmer and John Robert Lindsey as Jonathan Dale in the Minnesota Opera production of Silent Night, which won composer Kevin Puts the Pulitzer Prize for music. Michal Daniel/Minnesota Opera hide caption

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Kevin Puts Wins Music Pulitzer For World War I Opera 'Silent Night'

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For Orthodox Easter, Music That Faces East

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