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The state of the SSO

We’re at the half way point of the season – after my first year with the SSO, I want to take some time to take stock of things. Over the course of the last 12 months we’ve made an exceptional amounts of changes at the SSO: We changed how we budget – long term budget development has allowed […]

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More than just decking the halls

Music lovers look forward to the holiday season in a unique way – maybe it’s the anticipation of hearing their favourite Christmas carol, or the joy that comes with the crop of new Christmas albums out there. This year we wanted to do something really meaningful for our Christmas performances – so we asked ourselves […]

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Time to rally

Time to rally

Recently I was speaking to a group of students at the U of S about marketing classical music to young people – a student raised the question “what do you think is the difficulty of getting people under 25 to come to the symphony?”.  I replied “well, people think classical music sucks.” Since I joined […]

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