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Archive | January, 2008

Who Owns A Symphony Orchestra?

Earlier this week, Paul Alter submitted a comment and asked “Who owns a symphony orchestra?” Although the simplistic answer to that question is “no one” perhaps a more complete answer is to look at ownership from the perspective of control. Within that context, Paul’s question is much easier to answer…

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Concert Cancellations And New Fundraising In Jacksonville

In an email message from 1/2/2008, Jacksonville Symphony Association (JSA) Executive Director, Alan Hopper, confirmed that the message appearing on the jsomusicians.org message board on 12/28/2007 was written by JSA executive board member Tom Beames (details of that letter are available here). Hopper also confirmed that personalized versions of the letter have been distributed to […]

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