Tap Into The Click. Click. Done. Developing Your Google Analytics Skills Microsite

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Over the past few years, I’ve discovered that providing a dedicated micro-site for presentations and lectures is a terrific way to enhance the learning environment. That was exactly the case with the 2016 Arts Midwest pre-conference session Click. Click. Done. Developing Your Google Analytics Skills and I’m pleased to share the site with Adaptistration readers. Given that the session was four-and-a-half hours long, this microsite focused more on providing supporting content …

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An Updated Look At Top-Tier Musician Compensation 2016

Currently, two of the top eight orchestras with the highest base musician annual salary are negotiating new collective bargaining agreements: National Symphony and Philadelphia Orchestra. Interestingly enough, both of these ensembles are in positions where the outcome of those negotiations will likely have a larger impact on their future competitiveness than some of the upcoming negotiations for their peers. In order to visualize these distinctions, here’s a chart illustrating the current …

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And Then That Happened


I’m away at the 2016 @ArtsMidwest conference today but want to quickly point out two items of notes related to substitute parity (paying substitute musicians an equal per-service rate as their salary based colleagues). Regular readers know the topic of equal pay for equal work among orchestra musicians is a popular topic and one ongoing curiosity throughout those articles is a complete reticence by spokespersons from orchestra player associations, player conferences, …

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Tensions Build In Philadelphia Orchestra Negotiations

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One item we missed last week was an article about growing tensions in the Philadelphia Orchestra Association (POA) collective bargaining negotiations. Written by Peter Dobrin and published in the 9/8/2016 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the article provides a glimpse of what’s happening at that orchestra’s bargaining table. The article has a few items of note worth pointing out: The Kaiser Report is an expensive dust collector. The contract about to …

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Off To Milwaukee And The 2016 @ArtsMidwest Conference

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I’m en route today to Milwaukee for the 2016 Arts Midwest conference (@ArtsMidwest) where I’ll be taking part in the Click. Click. Done. Developing Your Google Analytics Skills pre-conference session on Tuesday, 9/13/2016. Joining me on the panel are two colleagues I am always thrilled to work with: Ceci Dadisman and Marc van Bree. The session has already generated a great deal of interest and they are allowing attendees to sign up through today or until …

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