This week, we’d like to draw your attention to a pair of papers on topics of great interest to orchestra managers, prepared by students with a keen career interest in the arts. We thank Kelly Hill (Hill Strategies Research) and Tim Crouch (Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra) for bringing these papers to our attention; we also salute Read more about Industry Intelligence[…]
Many valuable resources have been published in recent weeks. 27 community foundations accross Canada released their Vital Signs reports. Arts organizations can use them to learn about their communities, help with planning and programming. They can even work with their community foundation to enhance the cultural components of their Vital Signs report. Learn more. Hill Read more about Industry Intelligence[…]
Music provides us pleasure and contributes to education outcomes. It’s also been identified as a factor in promoting good health, and is a potential intervention tool in health care. We know from a Hill Strategies report that pop concert attendees have a 23% greater likelihood of reporting very good or excellent health than non-attendees, even Read more about Music as Medicine[…]
Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast… and to stimulate the human brain. For thousands of years, we have used music in our everyday life as a means of relaxation or a source of stimulation. In the last decades, music has been used in clinical setting to promote physical and psychological health and well-being. Read more about We are Wired for Music[…]
Hill Strategies Research has just published a report on business support of the arts and other non-profit organizations. You can find the report here.