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Columbus Symphony Approves New Contract

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WOSU wrote Columbus Symphony Musicians Approve 3-Year Contract Sam Hendren, WOSU Reporter Columbus Symphony musicians on Monday approved a 3-year contract with the CSO board. Principal Tuba player Jim Akins says under the new contract, the orchestra will maintain all 53 musicians, but the season will be shortened and salaries reduced. Representatives of the orchestra’s […]

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Players, presenters found ways to stay in the black

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The Dispatch wrote Players, presenters found ways to stay in the black Sunday, July 6, 2008 BY MICHAEL GROSSBERG Almost all leading arts groups in central Ohio balanced their 2007-08 budgets despite a worsening economy. Aside from the Columbus Symphony — which recently suspended operations when it ran out of money — the surprisingly positive […]

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Musicians to hold own version of summer pops

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The Dispatch wrote Musicians to hold own version of summer pops Thursday, July 3, 2008 BY JEFFREY SHEBAN Central Ohioans will get a chance to picnic with the pops this summer after all. Seeking to fill the void left by the cancellation of the Columbus Symphony’s outdoor summer concerts, orchestra musicians will hold two pops […]

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Symphony shuts down for summer, future in doubt

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The Dispatch wrote Symphony will shut down for summer with future in doubt Thursday, May 8, 2008 BY JEFFREY SHEBAN After 57 years of music making, including a triumphant concert in New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Columbus Symphony says it will shut down June 1. Out of money and having failed to reach a new […]

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Columbus Symphony: Could it really die?

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The Dispatch wrote Columbus Symphony: Could it really die? Friday, March 14, 2008 BY MICHAEL GROSSBERG Nearly broke and still short of solutions, the Columbus Symphony could fold as early as next month, the president of the symphony board says. Although efforts to save central Ohio’s largest arts organization continue behind the scenes, Robert “Buzz” […]

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Columbus Symphony Orchestra on the brink?

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The Dispatch wrote Symphony on the brink? Musicians shocked by proposed job cuts Friday, January 18, 2008 BY MICHAEL GROSSBERG Leaders of the financially troubled Columbus Symphony are proposing dramatic cuts in the number of full-time musicians and the number of weeks the musicians perform. The restructuring plan is designed to get the symphony on […]

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16 arts groups band together to raise millions

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The Dispatch wrote Millions sought for the arts Friday, November 9, 2007 BY NANCY GILSON Central Ohio’s major arts groups launched a unified campaign this week to raise $12 million from public and private sources during the next three years. The money would be divided among the groups based on their budgets and needs. The […]

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