Don’t Forget To Hold Elected Officials Accountable For Their Position On The Arts

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Granted, there are no shortages of topics that inspire passions among voters in today’s political climate but it’s worth reminding everyone that you should take the time to explore a candidate’s arts policy. For some candidates, positions are well known such as Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), who is running to fill the Senate seat vacated by Republican Jeff Flake. If Rep. McSally’s name rings a bell, that’s because she has been …

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Equal Work, Equal Pay Lawsuit Could Change The Entire Landscape Of Musician Individual Agreements

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For far too long, orchestras have relied on a combination of hierarchical tradition and path of least resistance to arrive at terms for musician individual agreements. Unfortunately, this is exactly the sort of environment that leads to cronyism, discrimination, and resentment. I like to call it the garbage in, garbage out method of negotiating individual agreements. I strongly recommend everyone take the time to begin reading up on a recent bombshell …

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#TBT Work Loves Me…Work Loves Me Not

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In 2016, 523 nonprofit professional orchestra employees took part in a survey design to learn more about how and why they decided to change jobs. The end result produced one of the more enlightening series of articles over Adaptistration’s history. All things being equal, I’d love to revisit the topic with an updated survey in 2019, until then here are the articles from 2016: How And Why Orchestra Managers Change Jobs …

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Happy 4th Of July

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While celebrating the founding of the country, take a moment today to remember those who don’t have the opportunity to be with family and friends while serving overseas in the Armed Forces. Band Facts            

A Step By Step Guide For To Getting Into Influencer Marketing

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If you’re curious about investigating whether influencer marketing might be worth allocating time and treasure, I would be remiss if I didn’t point out a post by Jonathan Eifert in in the 7/1/18 edition of ArtsHacker. There’s a lot to consider when thinking about testing the waters with influencer marketing and this article is an excellent resource walking you through the initial steps of designing, implementing, and measuring a program’s return. …

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