On Our Minds is our signature newsletter for sharing what’s new at WolfBrown. Published about six times a year, it provides a lively platform for our consultants’ updates and findings.

Could It Happen Again? The Fate of the Other Russian Musicians

Dr. Thomas Wolf

April 4, 2022

During the present crisis in the Ukraine, much has been made of the fate of Russian musicians who are supporters of Vladimir Putin. Superstars like conductor Valery Gergiev and  >>

Tomorrow is Another Day

During the COVID-19 pandemic, WolfBrown refined and focused our communications channels to help arts leaders navigate the crisis. With this issue of On Our Minds, we return to  >>

On Memorials: A Meditation on Memorialization, Grieving, and the Arts

Erin Gold

December 21, 2021

Nineteen months ago, I learned my grandmother was dying from COVID-19. Before receiving the news, I was thinking about making dinner. After receiving the news, I sat on  >>

Milestones and Bridges We’ve Crossed

At this time of year it has been our tradition to reflect on the most meaningful arts experiences we’ve had during the year as a way of recognizing  >>

Digital Strategies: To Stream or Not To Stream

Joseph H. Kluger

May 5, 2021

As the US gradually becomes vaccinated, performing arts organization leaders are faced with the Hamletian dilemma of whether to continue to offer digital streaming of live performances after  >>

Digital Strategies: The Future of Classical Music Video

Dr. Thomas Wolf

March 12, 2021

How does one get classical music performances to listeners during a pandemic when no one is allowed in concert halls? The obvious answer is to rely on video  >>