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I'd Give the Andante a 5

Posted at 4:55 PM on February 27, 2008 by Rex Levang

How does an orchestra go about picking a new music director?

The Berkeley Symphony is currently engaged in just such a search, and one tool they're using is an online audience survey. Audience members can rate guest conductors in categories such as quality of performance, podium presence, humor, and charisma.

(And some of the conductors will be very familiar to Minnesota audiences.)