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News from the world of symphony orchestras has not been rosy in recent years. Some orchestras closed their doors (Honolulu, Syracuse, Albuquerque); others have had debilitating strikes (Detroit, Minnesota, Atlanta). In many cases, the number of salaried players is at … Continue reading

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On March 16th, the Tokyo-based NHK Symphony Orchestra performed a concert in Washington, D.C. At the last moment, their conductor, André Previn, added a movement from Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3, commonly known as “Air on the G String,” as … Continue reading

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The recent news that Riccardo Muti, one of the world’s greatest orchestra conductors, was performing at the Warrenville, Illinois all-girl juvenile prison might have been regarded by some as little more than a public relations photo-op. But those who follow … Continue reading

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I have recently been conducting research in connection with the New Jersey Symphony’s efforts to develop a strategic plan for their arts education programs. In looking to identify effective educational programming offered by other orchestras, it is nearly impossible to … Continue reading

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It seems that many of WolfBrown’s clients are helping answer the question of what it means to be a productive and successful musician in the 21st century, and discovering that one of the more important components of being a complete … Continue reading

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Skimming through the The New York Times online video library, I happened upon a piece about a new type of orchestra born at Stanford University, and consequently, at many other places throughout the country: the iPhone Orchestra.  Not only can one make … Continue reading

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