Over the weekend, news reports from Nashville indicate a deal between the Nashville Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and Bank of America (BoA) may be announced as early as today. Multiple sources claim long time NSO supporter Martha Ingram maybe the new variable in the equation, nonetheless, here are three things crucial to the NSO’s potential success you need […]
There’s a wonderfully clever short film making the rounds by cellist Nicholas Canellakis titled the musician’s breakup that reinforces the bond between musician and instrument that’s different than the usual take by taking more of an anthropomorphic approach that is both humorous and touching. It’s well worth your time.
I’m off to the 29th Annual Conductors Guild Conference, I’ll be there from Saturday, 6/15/13 through Monday, 6/17/2013 serving as a mentor for one-on-one sessions with conference attendees. I’ll be available to discuss the finer points of career development, starting and managing your own ensemble, networking, and more. If you’re attending the conference, you can […]
The 2013 Take A Friend To The Orchestra (TAFTO) program kicks off tomorrow and this year promises to be another fantastic program with contributions going up throughout the rest of the week. So, between now and tomorrow, get your empowerment on by organizing your own TAFTO related events via social media or good old fashioned get-togethers and […]
As promised at the end of Simple Tips For Increasing Web Traffic From Mobile Devices Part 1, it’s time to give away some super cool custom designed app icons. And this time around, ten early birds get the worm as the giveaway will be first come, first serve. The Giveaway Ten nonprofit performing arts orgs […]
In Part 1, we learned about why it is important to make a dedicated icon for mobile devices and this final installment will provide details on how to make it as easy as possible for patrons to add those icons to their device home screen. First, Decide If It Is Something You Should Do Before […]
The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) announced additional concert cancellations in the wake of the prolonged work stoppage that has obliterated more than four months of concerts and events. The SPCO has officially called off all engagements for the next six and half weeks through April 21, 2013. Statements from the SPCO and the musicians […]
A recent article in the 12/11/2012 Minneapolis Star Tribune by Kristin Tillotson focuses on growing frustration among Minnesota Orchestra Association (MOA) and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) ticket buyers over the extended lockouts. Tillotson’s article got me thinking about the degree of volatility among stakeholders and I’m curious to know whether or not readers notice […]