Today was the Minnesota Orchestral Association’s annual meeting—a time when the 80-some members of the Orchestra’s board of directors gather to elect officers for the upcoming year, announce the financials from the previous fiscal year, and generally discuss organizational business. 1,058 more words
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Despite being in the middle of a labor dispute, the Minnesota Orchestra continues to shine.
The orchestra’s latest album was nominated for a Grammy Award Friday night in Los Angeles. 135 more words
During the recent US Government shutdown, there was an interesting NPR report using game theory to compare the conflict between the Republican-majority House of Representatives and President Obama, to a zero-sum game of chicken, where both sides think the consequences of the other side not yielding are unthinkable. 1,719 more words
Wow. I’ve been following the ongoing labor dispute with the Minnesota Orchestra and its musicians closely for some time now. I thought I’d seen it all, but a new development today has sent me through the roof with frustration and rage. 2,458 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Orchestra conductor Eiji Oue is returning to conduct the orchestra’s locked-out musicians in a pair of holiday concerts.
Oue will conduct the musicians on Dec. 68 more words
Thanksgiving is fast approaching (yikes… far too fast!) and in the spirit of the holiday I thought I’d share some things I’m thankful for.
Of course, I’m happy for another year spent in the company of friends and family—the best group of people I could wish for. 1,206 more words