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Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Requests Deep Cuts from Musicians

Josh Harris • News • September 12, 2012

In yet another sign of tough times for the country’s orchestras, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is now hoping to shrink the size of its orchestra as well as cut pay for the remaining musicians. In yet another sign of tough times for the country’s orchestras, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is now hoping to shrink the size of its orchestra as well as cut pay for the remaining musicians.  The orchestra also plans to truncate its performance season, according the musician’s union’s negotiating committee.  The deal will reportedly cut wages by 45 percent and get rid of 16 weeks of performances at the ISO.  The orchestra is one of the few in the country that currently offer a full 52-week schedule of performances.

Read more at the Indianapolis Star.

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