Here is an interesting study from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation about how to involve young people in nonprofit arts organizations. This reading ties in well with my article Rethinking Music Performance Degrees:
About this publication
The future of nonprofit arts organizations large and small depends on attracting the best new talent to administer their affairs, to serve as artists and audiences, and to act as advocates, boosters, and financial supporters. Given the shrinking pool of younger people and the increased competition for their attention, action to meet this pressing, and increasingly complex, challenge can no longer be left to a vague future date.
This report, prepared by Barry Hessenius and commissioned by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, explores these issues and challenges with the hope of sparking a national discussion.
For the executive summary click here.
- Rethinking Music Performance Degrees
- Complete ‘Road Warrior Without an Expense Account’ series
- Resources for the music educator
- Orchestra employment statistics