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Employment History

Musician

Met Opera Orchestra

Violinist

Metropolitan Opera Company

Web References (20 Total References)


Jennie Dorris › Stop Saying Classical Music is Dead.

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On November 16, Les Dreyer, a retired violinist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, wrote a letter to the New York Times about his fear that classical music is doomed.

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So Dreyer, horrified, ran down his list of reasons classical music is dying: Labor disputes, cancellations of tours, limited classical music on the radio, and an increased focus on rock and pop.


Jennie Dorris › Writer, Rockstar

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On November 16, Les Dreyer, a retired violinist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, wrote a letter to the New York Times about his fear that classical music is doomed.

...
So Dreyer, horrified, ran down his list of reasons classical music is dying: Labor disputes, cancellations of tours, limited classical music on the radio, and an increased focus on rock and pop.


Mr. Dreyer goes on to list ...

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Mr. Dreyer goes on to list the evidence: decreased orchestra budgets, reduces programming, closed classical-music radio stations, media focus on rock and pop superstars. He then sees some bright spots: foreign tours (to China) for American orchestras, new concert venues “springing upâ€, good musicians graduating from American conservatories. Finally he suggests ways to revive interest for classical music among youngsters, including “animated films such as Disney’s Fantasia†and renting “old movies featuring soundtracks of classical music.â€

I submitted a letter in response, but it was not published nor included in the online “outpouring†(as the NYT modestly describes its inbox). Since none of the published letters makes the points I do (while there is much tame repetition in what was published), here is my reaction.
Violinist Les Dreyer is right that classical music (or rather, serious music) in America appears doomed, but there are reasons more serious than he cites.


Mr. Dreyer goes on to list ...

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Mr. Dreyer goes on to list the evidence: decreased orchestra budgets, reduces programming, closed classical-music radio stations, media focus on rock and pop superstars. He then sees some bright spots: foreign tours (to China) for American orchestras, new concert venues "springing up", good musicians graduating from American conservatories. Finally he suggests ways to revive interest for classical music among youngsters, including "animated films such as Disney's Fantasia" and renting "old movies featuring soundtracks of classical music."

I submitted a letter in response, but it was not published nor included in the online "outpouring" (as the NYT modestly describes its inbox). Since none of the published letters makes the points I do (while there is much tame repetition in what was published), here is my reaction.
Violinist Les Dreyer is right that classical music (or rather, serious music) in America appears doomed, but there are reasons more serious than he cites.


Mr. Dreyer goes on to list ...

deblij.net [cached]

Mr. Dreyer goes on to list the evidence: decreased orchestra budgets, reduces programming, closed classical-music radio stations, media focus on rock and pop superstars. He then sees some bright spots: foreign tours (to China) for American orchestras, new concert venues “springing upâ€, good musicians graduating from American conservatories. Finally he suggests ways to revive interest for classical music among youngsters, including “animated films such as Disney’s Fantasia†and renting “old movies featuring soundtracks of classical music.â€

I submitted a letter in response, but it was not published nor included in the online “outpouring†(as the NYT modestly describes its inbox). Since none of the published letters makes the points I do (while there is much tame repetition in what was published), here is my reaction.
Violinist Les Dreyer is right that classical music (or rather, serious music) in America appears doomed, but there are reasons more serious than he cites.

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