Updated 9/30/14*:

A presenting organization we thought might have gone dormant – the Wilmington Concert Association – and a Down East performing organization in the same suspenseful category – Chamber Music Wilmington – seem to be stepping back from the brink as they announce new seasons after all. For details click here and here.

And will WHQR finally start giving WCPE a run for its classical money? The debut of a new all-classical station on Sept. 16 gives residents of Eastern NC hope. Details here.

*CMW has indeed folded, after an effort to re-start for 2014-15. This apparently transpired within the past few days. The series’ AD reports: “CMW is done and the season [is] canceled. Fund raising was great but they lacked enough Board members and leadership to be effective with long range planning and overall operations.”