In July 2014, I posted some early, perhaps naive thoughts on the music industry. Two years later, after countless conversations with current students and recent graduates, I have finally sat down and penned Part 2: Conservatoires are too Conservative.Read More
Part One of a six part dossier. In recent times, musicians and music lovers alike have been writing the obituary for classical music. Classical record companies are faltering, concerts are lesser and lesser frequented, and general interest is low. The flashpoint for classical musicians is now, and it's either evolve with the times, or face complete irrelevancy.
So here's how we're going to do it.Read More