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Music is Hard 46: New Journalism

This week:
Peter Gelb, managing director of New York Metropolitan Opera, has had a rough couple of weeks dealing with journalists. What are the implications for new journalists covering the arts in new kinds of media?

Link:
Alex Ross: “Crack-up at the Met”

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Music is Hard 7: New Media

This week:
What’s so great about new and social media? How is it different from old media? How should we use it, how should we not use it? What benefits does it bring?

Link:
Maura Lafferty’s article for Sequenza21 “Kickstarter as a successful fundraising tool”

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SoundNotion 9: Adaptistrate This!

Orchestra consultant and blogger Drew McManus joins us on the show this week. Topics include the business of a big orchestra, the DSO’s current status, the impact of new and social media on performing arts groups, and more.


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  • We had some technical difficulties with one of the cameras today. If you’re watching the video, please excuse the snafus with the camera pointed at Dave. Hooray for learning!
  • Orchestra business consultant Drew McManus of Adaptistration told us all about orchestra administration.
  • Detroit Symphony management has still not responded to the DSO musician’s offer to return to work.
  • The DSO is claiming that they’re still receiving a significant amount of donations. (We’ll just donate our skepticism.)
  • We got Drew’s thoughts on the situation with the DSO, what he sees as potential consequences of the DSO folding, and in a larger sense, the sustainability of the orchestra as an institution.
  • Chloe Veltman expresses some skepticism about the institutional and financial value of social media and new media.
  • The Boston Symphony Orchestra is starting its search for a music director to fill the vacancy created last week when Maestro James “Jimmy” Levine resigned.
  • Is there still room for audiophiles in 2011?
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SoundNotion – Episode 7 “#accompanisthaiku”

KA4GFDV2VSXS Topics include Meerenai Shim on patronage and commissioning Daniel Felsenfeld, New York Philharmonic new fundraising ideas, sexy marketing in classical music, diversity in the Vienna Philharmonic, the Detroit Symphony administration’s latest threats, and more.


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#accompanisthaiku video on YouTube

We sincerely apologize to Sheila Heady for attributing her “missing measures” haiku to Erica Sipes in the video.

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