On Wednesday, “CBS This Morning,” revealed the 10 music teachers who have been selected by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum as finalists for the 2019. Selected from more than 2,800 initial nominations from all 50 states, these teachers are being recognized for making a lasting impact on students and music education. The winner will be announced during Grammy Week 2019.
This fall marks the 177th season of a renowned American institution: the New York Philharmonic. It was the first symphony orchestra in North America, and is considered one of the finest in the world. Its conductors have included legends, Arturo Toscanini, Gustav Mahler and the most famous ever American maestro, Leonard Bernstein. So when its most recent conductor Alan Gilbert announced he would be departing, the world of classical music was abuzz. Who would be chosen to fill the most coveted orchestra post in the country?