The Return of Opera as Spectacle

On Saturday, April 28th, the Dallas Opera did something truly historic, and not just from an academic or technical perspective. The opera’s production of Die Zauberflöte was simulcast for free in Cowboys Stadium (the local sports stadium). Originally the Dallas Read More …

The Influence of the Arts on the Economy

With the NFL lockout still unsettled, perhaps it’s time to look at the second-highest form of public entertainment, in terms of billions of dollars in revenue. That form, which creates $14,500,000,000 in revenue each year in the United States, is Read More …

Careers in Music

Many people think that in order to have a full-time career in music, one needs to be either a performer or a teacher. However, this is not true. The U.S. Occupational Information Network lists hundreds of occupations that require specialized knowledge Read More …