Monthly Archives: January 2014

Mark Vanhoenacker, I have a bone to pick with you

Originally posted on Proper Discord:
Your Slate article “Requiem: Classical music in America is dead” is poorly-researched, badly argued, and, well, wrong. There’s so much crap in it, the only way I can think to deal with it is line-by-line,…

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Essentials of Orchestra Management

I started thinking about applying for this Essentials of Orchestra Management Seminar with the League of American Orchestras last year, after I had found out that they offer such a cool and educational program. I’ll give you the overview of

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Taking a risk in a period of uncertainty

I was reading an article and came across this gem of a story. See? It can be done. I think this is a great example they used of leadership by taking a courageous stand, and one which opposes what many

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Bravo: CSO Sound & Stories

There has been a lot of critique over what the Chicago Symphony Orchestrahas started with its new “CSO Sounds & Stories” multimedia magazine. People are questioning what they are doing, and whether the content they are producing is really”arts journalism.”

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Successful Orchestral Leaders

Qualities of successful orchestral leaders may vary depending on what role the leader plays in an orchestra. The conductor must have knowledge of music and its repertoire, conducting technique, and a specific podium presence. The artistic director must possess various

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New Years Day Concert

Jeff Silberschalg conducted the Romania State Philharmonic Orchestra in the annual New Years Day concert in Alba, Italy. Wednesday, January 1, 2014, 5:30 PM Chiesa di San Domenico, Alba Romania State Philharmonic Orchestra Music of Verdi, von Suppé, Offenbach, Strauss

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Alba Music Festival Full Video 2013

Produced by studeiovideoalba: Giuseppe Largana 

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Andrew Llewellyn

Andrew Llewellyn

Arts administrator with experience in concert production, event planning, website development, and grant writing. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a trombone performance minor from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He continues to study trombone with Bryan Bourne, former principal trombonist of “The President’s Own Marine Band,” and perform with the Chesapeake Orchestra in Leonardtown, MD. He is an Honorary Member of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America and is passionate about reading, international travel, and a great cup of coffee.

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