Our opportunities to reach audiences include those few moments before a show begins. Don’t put them to sleep with the same old program notes! I’ve developed a guide that has helped my own work and might just help yours.
Making classical music a more equitable place demands a cultural change – and cultural changes don’t happen without action. These organizations are leading the charge in addressing gender disparity.
After a violent mugging that took a strange turn, I was left with a new imperative. I was no victim: I was a musician, among communities that were dangerously unempowered. What was I going to do about it?