Everybody Loves Classical Music

There’s been plenty of gloom and doom about the future of classical music in the news this week:

Freelance Musicians Hear Mournful Coda as the Jobs Dry Up (The New York Times)
Hanging by a string: Can classical music adapt? (The Denver Post)
Detroit Symphony Posts $8.8 Million Loss, Lower Revenue (The Wall Street Journal)

But instead of bemoaning the dwindling size of classical music audiences, I’m going to ask you to watch this delightful video.

I love these two inspirational quotes:

How would you be if you thought everybody loves classical music — they just haven’t found out about it yet?

I have a definition of success. For me it’s very simple. It’s not about wealth and fame and power. It’s about how many shining eyes I have around me.

Did I get you hooked on TEDtalks? Here’s another great one:

Music is medicine. Music changes us. To my fellow musicians: Let’s go out and make some eyes shine!

Freelance Musicians Hear Mournful Coda as the Jobs Dry UpFreelance Musicians Hear Mournful Coda as the Jobs Dry Up

Freelance Musicians Hear Mournful Coda as the Jobs Dry Up

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