Month: September 2015

Cleveland Orchestra Miami: A Venerable Performing Arts Institution Leads Strategic Change

Founded in 1918, the Cleveland Orchestra has become one of the most sought-after performing ensembles in the world and has long been numbered among the “Big Five” American orchestras. “In its self-effacing virtuosity and variety of colors, its refinement and chamber-style cohesion,” writes Zachary Woolfe in the July 9, 2015 edition of the New York

Sensible Failure

I wish I’d had a copy of a new book I’m going to tell you about when, years ago, I was engaged in an agonizing personal struggle. Then a community college vice president, I’d become keenly aware that I did not have a passion for catching the 7 a.m. train every morning to do day-in-day-out,