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)
The inquiry finds challenges in Australia's arts and crafts sector that appear to be quite similar to those in Canada, including the need for fewer "economic uncertainties" for artists, higher status within their communities, more opportunities to sell and exhibit their art, and increased capacity among organizations in the sector.