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Classical Notes: November 12, 2009 Archive

Can orchestras survive with "business as usual?"

Posted at 8:52 AM on November 12, 2009 by Alison Young
Filed under: In the media, Musician stories

Earlier this fall, Michael Kaiser, the President of the Kennedy Center, made his way to Saint Paul to talk with about 250 arts presenters. Many of those anxiously hung on every word of the Turnaround King's advice for staying in business in this economy.

Michael Kaiser's pep talks come from his own experience on saving organizations on the brink of collapse. But recently in his blog in the Huffington Post, he admitted some groups are just going to fail.