Putting the “Fun” in Fundraising

February 28, 2007

Fundraising is sometimes seen as an awful chore which only takes away from teaching and rehearsal time. However, many schools and programs don’t have a choice – if that year-end trip is going to happen or if the piano is going to be fixed or the uniforms updated, the money has to come from somewhere. […]

2007, December/January

Juilliard and NYFS: SOPW Juilliard and New York Festival of Song present Songs of Peace and War on Wednesday, January 17 at 8 p.m. in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater. Featuring eight Juilliard singers and 24 songs, the evening will be directed by Steven Blier, a member of Juilliard’s faculty and artistic director for NYFS. […]

From Hope to Higher Ground

February 27, 2007

No advocate has had a greater impact on advancing music and arts education over the past decade than Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee. No one. He has used his leadership posts as Governor and his chairmanship of both the Education Commission of the States and the National Governors Association as his own “bully pulpit” to promote […]

Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Audience

As symphony orchestras and choruses across the United States have been facing diminishing audiences in recent years, an intriguing study has come to the forefront to shed light on some of the reasons behind this alarming trend. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, “it was in 1994 when the James S. […]

Second Annual Directors of Note