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A photo of Jim  c.1962  from an article in the Univ. Of Richmond newspaper announcing his year sabbatical to study  at Harvard as a Danforth grant recipient.

A Sad Day: James Erb Has Died

James (Jim) Erb, founder of the Richmond Symphony Chorus and well known for choral arrangements, passed away on 11/11/14 at the age of 88. I consider myself fortunate to have crossed his path and enjoy some one on one time with him over the course of a several years when my wife, Chattanooga Symphony and […]

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Adaptistration Jobs

Looking For A Job In Chicago?

If you’ve ever had a desire to work in the heart of downtown Chicago, there are now three openings at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance (I can see their front entrance right from my living room) that were recently posted at Adaptistration Jobs: Vice President Of Marketing, Annual Giving And Special Events Manager, […]

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Orchestra 990 Database Project Update

A number of readers have been rattling my cage asking about when the Orchestra 990 Project Kickstarter Mk II project is getting underway. For those not already in the know, the Orchestra 990 Database Project planned to convert a decade of professional orchestra IRS Forms 990 returns into a keyword searchable database with filtered results. […]

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The Hall Formerly Known As Avery Fisher

The Lincoln Center finally released the names of the acoustician and theater designer firms, Akustiks and Fisher Dachs Associates, tasked with the massive Avery Fisher Hall renovation. The 11/13/2014 edition of the New York Times published an excellent article by Robin Pogrebin which reports that an actual design has yet to be determined and that […]

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signup for the ArtsHacker launch notice

Are You On The Launch List Yet? is on track for an early December launch and if you aren’t one of the nearly 300 who have already signed up for the official release notice, you can rectify that in less than a minute. The ArtsHacker contributors are getting the first round of articles in and they are all looking fantastic (you […]

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A Belated Veterans Day Post

In the enthusiasm to blog about yesterday’s Net Neutrality news I completely forgot to post something for Veterans Day but better late than never; to that end, take a moment to remember that the single largest employer of full-time professional musicians is the United States Armed Forces. So set aside some time today to learn […]

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