2007 Archives (July/August)

July/August

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In this Issue:

Mixing It Up in Music City
by Kerry Dexter
Crossover is a way of life in Nashville, where classical musicians give nary a thought to playing a symphony concert one night and a country studio session the next.

Road Map to the Future
by Jesse Rosen
The League of American Orchestras implements a bold five-year leadership plan for the field.

 

 

Are You Listening?
by Kathleen V. Poe
To raise their community profile, orchestras might do well to stop talking and start taking in what civic leaders have to say about how the arts can be part of their vision.

Chemistry Tests
by Andrew Druckenbrod
The music director search goes under the microscope as orchestras re-examine traditional models and how to achieve the elusive perfect match.


Columns

Prelude
by Rebecca Winzenried

Green Room
Interview by Jayson Greene
With Joan Tower

Currents
by Jayson Greene
Electronic innovations

In Print
by Harlow Robinson
Young Prokofiev’s diaries

Departments

The Score
At the League
Conducting Fellows
Advertiser Index
The League Annual Fund
Curtain 

About the Cover

David McLimans interprets the League’s "Road Map to the Future." The Madison, Wisconsin-based artist’s work has appeared in numerous national publications, from Time to The New York Times. His recent children’s book, Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet, received a 2007 Caldecott Honor Medal.


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