2005 Contributions

There’s no better way to end Take A Friend to The Orchestra week than with a patron contribution and today’s post comes from Heather Brown, a classical music enthusiast with mad…

It’s tradition to include a contribution from a manager and we always try to get an opera oriented contribution in as well. This year we get a two for one…

It just isn’t Take A Friend To The Orchestra week without a patron contribution and this year we have two. First up is from multi-Emmy award winning producer, composer, and…

Sometimes you just want to be told what to do. It isn’t that you’re lazy or averse to initiative but having a read to use idea can be the difference…

What a treat it is to once again have a playwright as a TAFTO contributor. Every time we’re lucky enough to have one, it’s been a fantastic addition and David Loehr’s contribution…

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Cleveland native and current Chicago resident, Jonathan Becker (JB to those who know him), is a quintessential man about town. There’s so much I want to say about JB but every…

It’s tradition to include a contribution from an orchestra manager and one of the most difficult aspects of paring down the number of annual contributions is determining who to invite…

I dare you to read George Daugherty’s contribution and not leave with a warm and fuzzy feeling. As the creator and conductor for the wildly popular Bugs Bunny on Broadway…

Wrapping up the 2011 program is a contribution from none other than the nameless and faceless entity that captain’s the culture blog vessel known as Proper Discord. Known for a singular wit and an obsessive compulsion to point out that the Emperor isn’t wearing any clothes and in fact, should really get that thing on his back looked at, he delivers a satisfying conclusion to this year’s efforts. ~ Drew McManus