Posts Tagged ‘musical america’

Pursuing Two Careers Simultaneously

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

   by Edna Landau To ask a question, please write Ask Edna. Dear Edna: I am a composer, recently graduated with two Masters degrees, and I have chosen the administrative route for a small and ambitious organization. In your earlier column entitled “Overqualified and Underemployed”, you rightly wrote that many connections can be made working in […]

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Gateways to Jobs in Arts Administration

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

by Edna Landau To ask a question, please write Ask Edna. Dear Edna: I hope you won’t mind a slightly different question from those you have been answering so splendidly and thoroughly in your excellent columns, asked by one of your former colleagues and longtime friends. I come from a small town in the United Kingdom. […]

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Three for Regie

Friday, January 28th, 2011

By James Jorden Instead of beating my brains out trying to make sense of the comings and goings in the final act of Simon Boccanegra at the Met (or am I just deluded to find it unlikely that convicted rebels should be marched to their execution through the Doge’s unguarded council chamber?), I thought this […]

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Crossing generations and genres

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

First impressions are so important, so how can we prevent making initial judgments when we encounter something new? Unlike our beloved editor, Sedge Clark, I am not a reluctant blogger. Blogging is a staple characteristic within my generation, along with social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook. How else am I supposed to keep in […]

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One At A Time…

Friday, November 28th, 2008

  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I would like to express my gratitude to Publisher Stephanie Challener for her invitation to write this blog on the Musical America website, to the News Editor of, Susan Elliott, for her encouragement, and to the NEA Institute on Classical Music & Opera at the Journalism School at […]

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