The Coolest Band in the World

So at a time when many people are suggesting a re-examination of the American orchestra model given its apparently intractable problems and dynamics, here is an opportunity to look at musical life differently. After all, it doesn't matter where resources come from -- U.S. tax credits, endowments, vs. European government subsidy -- what is important is how resources are used to develop an organization into something of contemporary vibrancy...READ FULL ARTICLE.