Tag Archives: Orchestra

Ending Family Homelessness in the Midlands

by Lila Anna Sauls, CEO, Homeless No More and Music for a Cause partner for Masterworks 1 We’ve long known the issue of homelessness among families is largely an invisible one. You rarely find families “on the streets,” but instead … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blue jeans or ball gown?

When the SC Philharmonic first launched Beethoven and Blue Jeans, it seemed like quite the novelty – breaking down the stereotype of what may be considered acceptable attire for a classical concert. These days, it’s not unusual to see a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Look at Link Up – a Carnegie Hall Weill Institute Partnership

We sat down with new Education Director, Patrick O’Connor, for a more in depth look at the upcoming Young People’s Concert, The Orchestra Rocks. Q What were you doing before you came to the SC Philharmonic? A Before joining the SC … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Music and a Bassoon Solo – No Riots, Please

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger For the average person, new music may not be a major draw to the concert hall. Why would it be? We’ve likely not heard of the composer before. The orchestra is probably going to do some … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Report Card, of Sorts

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger The League of American Orchestras (LAO) conducts a statistical survey annually so that we can compare ourselves to orchestras of similar size across the U.S. Since most cities of our size only have one professional orchestra, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Better Than Bieber?

SCP Education and Outreach Director Kim Williams talks about the SCP’s partnership with Carnegie Hall’s Link Up program Anyone who has read my facebook page knows that I am into sharing classical music with kids (they may also discover that I like cat … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Embracing the Public Value Challenge

by Rhonda Hunsinger Last week I was in chilly New York City attending a Board meeting of the League of American Orchestras (LAO) and their national winter conference for executive directors. As chair of my constituency group (budget sizes $500,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment