Get Ready For The 2015 Compensation Reports

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It’s just about that time of year again and the 2015 Orchestra Compensation Reports should be ready to publish by the end of the month. This year’s report will cover the 2012/13 season and it will be fascinating to see how things have changed since the previous season, which saw a real uptick in executive compensation and smaller improvements for music directors and concertmasters. In the meantime, you can feel free …

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How To Ruin Your Career in 10,000 Words Or Less or Why The Orchestra Field Needs To Take HR Seriously

HR Matters

Social media is ablaze following an article by Charity Vogel and Patrick Lakamp in the 5/30/2015 edition of the Buffalo News that reports the ongoing drama between the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) and their former principal oboist Pierre Roy. It is far too long and convoluted to summarize details but in short, the entire mess is a representative example behind why this field needs to begin taking human resources practices seriously. …

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