Tag Archives: Orchestra

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Protecting and Preserving Charitable Giving Incentives

Congress and the president’s administration are considering decreasing or eliminating charitable giving incentives. I am somewhat disappointed that every time I bring this up, someone is compelled to blame it on a political party (and not theirs). Regardless of why … Continue reading

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