What We’ve Learned From The Minnesota Orchestra Debacle

Conductor (and Minnesotan) William Eddins has a little list. A few samples: “There is such a thing as bad publicity.” “Independent audits of a non-profit are essential. It’s much harder to agree on a direction for an organization if you can’t agree on the basic facts.” “Most people don’t know the difference between a lock-out and a strike.” “The easiest way to fulfill the prophecy that ‘the orchestra is going down the toilet’ is to flush it yourself.”