A new crop of classical music entrepreneurs are devoting their careers to new models of giving back through music.
Author: Diane Haithman
After two decades covering Hollywood and the arts as a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, L.A.-based writer Diane Haithman continues to explore both fine arts and pop culture in an eclectic freelance career. She borrowed from both for her novel Dark Lady of Hollywood (Harvard Square Editions 2014), a merry mashup of the TV comedy biz and the world of Shakespeare.
You decided pretty early on in your conservatory days that a typical classical music career wasn’t for you. Now your string-fusion ensemble, festival or great new music gadget is starting to explode! You want to take it to the next level, but you are up against the same issue every entrepreneur or innovator faces: funding.