An invitation to join an online discussion: Engaging a younger audience in the concert hall
Greg Sandow wrote an excellent article back in 2008 "Age of the audience" which discusses how the classical music audience is aging. He posted "A wild time" today about the classical music crisis, fact or fiction. Industry professional all over the country are exploring options to stem the tide of an aging audience and dwindling ticket sales.
I have invited some of my colleges to join me on Google Hangout to openly discuss this issue, and present ways we can change the trend. There is no date set, as invitations have just been sent out.
Watch this space for when the discussion will take place. You can also send your questions and suggestions to me via twitter @Chipmichael.