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Reader Survey Results: All About Millennials

On 1/16/2015 we examined some early returns from the 2014 Readership Segmentation Survey and I have finally found some time to dive deeper into that data. We’ll take a look at results from all demographics later this month but today’s post is going to cover results from the 25-34 age group. Without a doubt, the […]

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Breaking News: Vänskä Changes Name To Emoji

Following the tradition of North American conductors changing their names to sound more European, conductor Osmo Vänskä announced he is changing his name to a series of emoji, the ideograms, or smileys, used in digital communication. “I got the idea while guest conducting in Japan,” explained Vänskä. “I had never seen emoji before but I […]

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Following Up On Contemporary Music And Ticket Sales

In case you missed it, there was a fascinating discussion going on in the comment thread of the Five Articles People Should Stop Writing post that evolved into the topic of whether or not contemporary music can attract audiences and sell tickets. Within the thread, I hinted at an article in works on that very […]

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Get Your Government Affairs Groove On

Sarah Marczynski published an article at ArtsHacker on 3/27/2015 titled 10 Ways to Build a Strong Relationship with Your Legislator and all 10 are worthwhile tips and it made me think about one of the most overlooked areas of governance we haven’t examined in a few years: the need to establish and maintain an effective […]

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The Performance Simulator, Now With Realistic Backstage Ambiance!

WQXR’s Conducting Business podcast with host Naomi Lewin and producer Brian Wise published an episode on 3/26/2015 that examines the Performance Simulator, a facility located at The Royal College of Music that claims to create performance-like conditions in the confines of a regular practice room. The goal, according to the program’s guest, Dr. Aaron Williamon, […]

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Venture Event Manager 2.5

The Venture Platform’s Next Big Thing

Last month, we crossed the latest threshold in The Venture Platform’s evolution with the release of Venture Event Manager (VEM) 2.5. We’re not content with resting on our laurels following the tremendous growth in 2014 and this upgrade to Venture’s cornerstone functionality is the most profound piece of coding since we launched in 2011; moreover, […]

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Five Articles People Should Stop Writing

In the silver age of new media, one might think that the proliferation of new voices and platforms would expand discussions about classical music. By and large, it has done exactly that; at the same time, it has also served as fertile ground for some of the least productive topics to proliferate like a super […]

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