Articles about Orchestras

Utah Symphony Orchestra Bass Section
Bass World (2016) Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 61-63


Early Music America (2016) Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 40-41


Finding a Vortex: Have American Orchestras Squandered Their Supremacy On the American Cultural Scene?
Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society (2016) Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 63-72

In the past half-century, American symphony orchestras (SO) have experienced widely fluctuating fortunes. We examine this period to explain the external and internal issues that have created the fluctuations and the resultant financial difficulties formany SOs. In recent years, SO ...

Is Playing in the Pit Really the Pits?: Pain, Strength, Music Performance Anxiety, and Workplace Satisfaction in Professional Musicians in Stage, Pit, and Combined Stage/Pit Orchestras
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2016) Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 1-7

Typically, Australian orchestral musicians perform on stage, in an orchestra pit, or in a combination of both workplaces. This study explored a range of physical and mental health indicators in musicians who played in these different orchestra types to ascertain ...

Occupational Diseases of Professional Orchestra Musicians from Northern Portugal: A Descriptive Study
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2016) Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 8-12

Owing to repetitive movements and a very stressful and competitive lifestyle, musicians are a group that may be prone to suffer from occupational diseases. According to the literature, musicians are affected mainly by two types of occupational diseases: music performance ...