Then you should go out of your way to obtain a copy of: Joe Maddy of Interlochen, by Norma Lee Browning. Published in 1963 by Henry Regnery Company, Chicago, IL.
Even if you’re not considering an arts degree, you should read this book to learn about how an arts organization can start from nothing, survive the depression, and constantly control of its own future.
Unfortunately, it’s out of print, but you can still find several used copies around at www.alibris.com. Read it cover to cover and you’ll learn more about how to actually build and maintain an arts organization in addition to receiving critical insight on what constitutes a good philosophy and ethical standards for arts managers.
NOTE: Be careful not to confuse this book with another entitled Joe Maddy of Interlochen: Portrait of a Legend. This is not the same book. And if you go to Amazon.com they do not have any used book dealers with the correct book, you will need to go to Albris.