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 San Antonio Symphony
Author: GBK 
Date:   2018-01-04 22:36

San Antonio Symphony celebrates the role of the arts in the city's tricentennial by canceling its season.



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 Re: San Antonio Symphony
Author: richard smith 
Date:   2018-01-05 18:32

pay: $ 1200 per week for 30 weeks per year. DoD is still in business at about $ 350,000,000 per year for bands and orchestras. .

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 Re: San Antonio Symphony
Author: Ed Palanker 
Date:   2018-01-06 01:09

This is the way symphony management come back with a reduced orchestra size, cutting the season and lowering the salary.

ESP eddiesclarinet.com

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 Re: San Antonio Symphony
Author: clarinetist04 
Date:   2018-01-06 16:22

I read somewhere that the SA Symphony has an operating budget of around $7.5M. That's not a lot for a major city's orchestra - it leads me to believe that the structure of the symphony as an entity is deeply flawed.

It's crazy what's happening - with the board resignations and these big decisions happening daily. I read this morning (Europe time) that the new head of the board rescinded the cancellation of the season.


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 Re: San Antonio Symphony
Author: dorjepismo 2017
Date:   2018-01-07 05:14

Yeah. You can pay the musicians, or you can pay all the folks who bought tickets. Or, you can declare BK, and a federal judge can conduct the rest of the season.

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 Re: San Antonio Symphony
Author: CapnCheapo 
Date:   2018-01-11 17:35

The symphony received the cash it needed to continue the season:

Post Edited (2018-01-11 17:35)

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