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Artists Have Higher Job Satisfaction Than Most
Pacific Standard
Recently published research featuring data from 49 European countries reports that artists are more satisfied with their work than non-artists—in large part due to the autonomy they enjoy.
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Additional Must-Read Articles

Six Reasons the Arts are the Ideal Vehicle to Teach 21st Century Success Skills
Lisa Phillips (ArtsBlog)
“If parents, educators and policy makers would just LOOK and see what I see, they would recognize an untapped opportunity to catapult 21st century students toward achieving their goals in life.”

The Symphony Orchestra's Gold Mine: Part III
Sharing the musical process may pave the way for an orchestra's path to sustainability.... - Orchestras Everywhere.

Peter Gelb Talks About Opera's Future
Great stories and bold vision will keep opera grand. Read Peter Gelb’s view of the future of the art form at the Met.

An Orchestra All About Community Service
Walter Magazine
In all its forms: Close ties, deep roots, and forward focus at the North Carolina Symphony.

The Women Who Run Classical Music In Washington DC
Anne Midgette - Washington Post
In January, Francesca Zambello officially became the Washington National Opera’s artistic director; in April, Jenny Bilfield took over as president of the Washington Performing Arts Society. Add Rita Shapiro of the National Symphony Orchestra and you have the three major classical institutions in the city led by women.

Can Classical Music Be Saved By Technology?
The Wall Street Journal
As classical music moves into the 21st century, technology is enabling a host of exciting and innovative possibilities.

The Look of Music
Harvard Gazette
Do you want to win competitions? If so, make sure that you look good! Researcher tests the role of visual information in assessing performance .

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