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Frank Almond Is Back In Action

After an extended break thanks to the ongoing legal proceedings related to the Lipiński Stradivarius theft, Milwaukee Symphony concertmaster Frank Almond is back to blogging at his Inside The Arts blog, non divisi. His welcome back post announces a new Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a second volume in a series of recordings featuring […]

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Atlanta Sees A Sliver Of Sunshine

The 7/16/2015 edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an article by Howard Prousner that reports on some good news for the beleaguered Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in the form of an undisclosed six figure surplus for the 2014/15 season that started off with a nine week lockout. Though final fiscal 2015 figures will not be […]

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Cellist Steven Brubaker Still Missing

It has been two weeks since Tucson Symphony Orchestra cellist Steven Brubaker went missing and to date, there has been no new information in the case. According to the Tucson Police Department, Brubaker, 54, was last seen Thursday, May 28th, 2015 in the area of his residence. Brubaker missed a rehearsal, and a performance over […]

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Pachyderms In Enclosed Spaces

One of the latest contributions to Thomas Cott’s always sharp You’ve Cott Mail newsletter features a trio of posts examining the value of addressing pachyderms in enclosed spaces. There’s a particularly intriguing contribution from Rebecca Atkinson-Lord via The Guardian’s [UK] Theatre Blog where the author considers the positive potential of increased transparency and a culture […]

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Adaptistration Turns Eleven

Today marks Adaptistration’s eleventh anniversary and although it sounds like a bit of a broken record, it has been a stellar year for the entire Adaptistration Network and in keeping with tradition, it is time to review how the year unfolded along with looking at where we’re headed. Metrics 65+ demographic is fastest growing age […]

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Atlanta Musicians Offer Last Minute Counter Proposal

There are mixed reports in mainstream media about a revised counter-proposal from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players’ Association (ASOPA) eleventh hour counterproposal to their employer’s 10/27/2014 4:00pm ET deadline to accept an offer that contained a clause guaranteeing management the right to set the number of full time musicians as they see fit as opposed […]

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