Category Archive: Research

Sampling Bias in discussions about Classical Music

This might as well be placed out there since we have Andy Doe’s recent post calling us to challenge the Classical Music Crisis folks. As I said in a previous post, we are… Continue reading

Negativity Bias and the “Classical Music Crisis”

Marketing consultant, Mark Schaefer, discusses how Negativity Bias can have a profound effect on how we perceive industries and businesses in a world of social media. He uses the recent #McFail incident to… Continue reading

Why New Music Louisville: The Evolution of NuMuLu (part 1.5) – New Solo Cello Repertoire and Extended Techniques

As I was looking for scores for my students who performed at the ISSMA Solo and Ensemble Contest this past Saturday, I came across a number of my collection of sheet music for… Continue reading

Why New Music Louisville: The Evolution of NuMuLu (part 1)

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve started a new organization that focuses on featuring and promoting new and experimental music in the Kentuckiana region. In that post I mentioned the Chello… Continue reading

WPA Federal Music Project and the CWA’s contribution to Orchestras

In my post about the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) I took a look at how many orchestras were funded prior to the WPA Federal Music Project and the WPA Music Programs. During… Continue reading

The Classical Music Crisis during the Great Depression

In a recent post I described how the Classical Music recording industry practically floundered during the Great Depression.  What was the live performing scene like?  Looks like it was pretty dismal.  Here’s a… Continue reading

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