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Here Are Some Of The Reasons Why Conductors Don’t Win Music Director Jobs: Poll Results

Thanks to everyone who took the time to participate in last week’s poll asking readers to weigh-in on whether or not they thought certain types of artistic activity could help or hurt a conductor’s prospects at landing a music director position at a professional US orchestra. There were just under 300 respondents and the results […]

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A Hero’s Journey Toward Developing Your Google Analytics Skills

We’re less than a month away from the 2016 Arts Midwest Conference in Milwaukee and I’m excited as ever for the Click. Click. Done. Developing Your Google Analytics Skills seminar. Having a solid 270 minutes to work with attendees is a genuine treat and my fellow panelists, Ceci Dadisman and Marc van Bree, and I have been hard at work […]

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Music And Nature

American Public Media’s (APM) Performance Today with Fred Child is publishing an episode today that commemorates 100th birthday (today!) of the National Parks system. It’s tough to miss the similarities between the APM and National Park missions even though one focuses on facilitating nature while the other focuses on art and culture. As part of […]

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Poll: Does [BLANK] Hurt Or Help A Conductor’s Career?

Being a conductor is a funny business; prestige and presenting an aura of authority and success are very much part of the overall package for success. If you want to start a conversation fire when you’re with a group of orchestra stakeholders, ask them if they think a conductor with an adjunct or tenure track […]

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Let’s Talk About Ethics & Compliance

If your organization is about to embark on updating board governance materials, be sure to take a long look at your existing ethics and compliance programs. If you don’t have much along those lines, fear not, there are some excellent resources at your fingertips to help understand how your organization can reduce risk and improve […]

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Survey: How Did Changing Jobs Work Out For You?

It is no secret that attrition and job turnover has plagued this field for decades. There are a host of reasons why that’s the case, but this article isn’t about that topic; instead, let’s learn more about what influenced the decision to change jobs and how satisfied they are with the change. Please note, this […]

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Can You Make A Plug-and-Play Artistic Programming Tool That Reliably Predicts Revenue?

There’s a fascinating article at The Economist titled How to make a hit Broadway show (h/t Thomas Cott) that invites readers to see if they can use an interactive tool to create a Broadway show that generates more revenue than Hamilton. It provides control over the type, origin, and genre of the show along with […]

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