The incoming president of the New York Philharmonic told it as it is to the new crop of emerging musicians:
‘Orchestras can no longer rely on old-fashioned subscription models. Music education is not guaranteed in public schools, and in a positive sense the entire history of classical music can all be streamed online for free. So the world I knew, and have worked in, and will continue to work in will not be the one you move through in your careers.’
Read more here from Peter Dobrin.