Random Monday: The Buzzword, Behind Bars and Big Dogs

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  • Entrée Vous
    Greg Sandow makes a really good argument for music programs at institutions of higher learning to start teaching more classes on entrepreneurship in his Top Ten Changes in Classical Music. See #4:

    “Entrepreneurship” — that’s a buzzword at music schools today, as the schools realize that classical music careers are changing, and that musicians (see “Classical music goes online,” above) may need to book their own concerts, and find their own audience. The schools, of course, are learning this in part from their students, who’ve been doing these things on their own.

  • What do the big dogs make?
    Is the recent economic slump having an impact on the top tier American orchestra salaries?  Drew McManus takes a good look.
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