Alto Clef Diaries
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Alto Clef Diaries

Working in Arts Admin as a Performing Musician

I’ve joined the dark side, temporarily anyway.

In the music performance world, arts administration is always seen as either a backup plan or a sign of failure.

No one wants to be a music librarian or a marketing director for an orchestra, they’re just doing it because they couldn’t win an audition.



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Viola Geena

Formerly Viola Altiste. Canadian writer who happens to be a violist in a symphony orchestra. All opinions are my own. Twitter: @violageena