Older Issues

November/December 2009

Made in Minnesota

by Gail Wein

The Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute offers top-flight mentorship for young composers.

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Reversal of Fortune

by Michael Stugrin

The Pasadena Symphony is confronting a difficult financial situation with culture of openness and accountability.

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Critical Questions

by Jesse Rosen

Given the tough economy, is the sky falling for orchestras? Changes in the larger culture may offer clues to future success.

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Sonic Boomers

by Marc Shulgold

A generation raised on the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and the Grateful Dead is flocking to rock-infused orchestra concerts.

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