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    First #OrchChat

    Earlier this evening I hosted my first Twitter chat. Thanks to the encouragement, inspiration and sharing of resources from Lisa @PracticalWisdom¬†it seemed to be a success! Well, I certainly enjoyed it, and time simply flew by. And I’m impressed that a conductor from Finland joined in – it was 1am there when we started! The three topics we explored, with very interesting opposite perspectives from performers and audiences, were: Do musicians who played in youth orchestras now advocate for or even attend orchestra concerts? Do concert halls help or hinder the success of orchestras? Why are some conductors marketed and treated like Rock Stars? Click this link to read the…