Statistics Canada recently released the results of its 2001 survey of 583 performing arts organizations.
The Phase 1 Report of Orchestras Canada's "Soundings" project summarizes qualitative interviews conducted mainly with musicians, staff, board members and Music or Artistic Directors from 11 orchestras regarding the state of and future prospects for Canada's orchestras.
This study follows the earnings, work patterns and work histories of graduates of a Massachusetts college dance program.
The Effect of Generational Change on Classical Music Concert Attendance and Orchestras’ Responses in the UK and US (16 Oct 2005 | Vol. 1 | No. 3)
This paper contends that the lack of growth in classical concert attendance in the UK and the US is not due to the cost and accessibility of events or a decline in arts education, but rather to changes in taste and socio-demographics.
Classical Music Consumer Segmentation Study: How Americans Relate to Classical Music and Their Local Orchestras (16 Oct 2005 | Vol. 1 | No. 3)
This article in the Statistics Canada publication Focus on Culture paints quite a bleak picture of the state of non-profit performing arts organizations in Canada in the 1990s...
This report, which follows the Australian Major Performing Arts Inquiry of 1999, was commissioned to examine the factors influencing the artistic and financial position of small to medium sized performing arts organizations in Australia.