Friday, August 17, 2012

A bad week for the ASO....

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has had some bad publicity over the past few weeks.

The first incident involved the revelation that the orchestra members pantomimed a performance with the group Il Divo.  Here is a link to read about it:

The second incident involves ASO management declining the participation of choral students from two suburban schools because they are not diverse enough to represent the Atlanta community.  Most notable is the outrage of parents as represented in their responses to an article that discusses the issue:

The third incident involves the funding crisis of the organization, and the relative pay of management in comparison to musicians:

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