Announcements

Astral appoints Dan Visconti as Artistic Advisor

  PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 31—Astral announces the appointment of award-winning composer Dan Visconti as its Artistic Advisor. Based in Chicago, Visconti is one of the leading composers of his generation, and is also the Director of Artistic Programming at Chicago’s Fifth House Ensemble. Under the auspices of the ensemble, Visconti works with young musicians at (read more…)

2016 National Auditions Winners

  PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 18, 2016—Astral Artists is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 National Auditions. Selected from an initial pool of several hundred applicants, and following a competitive audition and interview process, seven exceptionally gifted rising-star artists have been invited to join Astral’s prestigious roster. “We are thrilled to have such an (read more…)

2016 National Auditions – Panelists Announced

2016 NATIONAL AUDITIONS LIVE AUDITIONS PANELISTS The 2016 National Auditions panel is comprised of industry-leading musicians, managers, and presenters, in the strings, piano, small chamber ensemble, woodwinds, and voice disciplines. The independent panel adjudicates the Semi-Finalists and recommends Finalists for the interview round of the Auditions. The 2016 National Auditions Panelists are: STRINGS Michael Barrett (read more…)