Why move to New York?

New York City

Like many other peo­ple before me, and many oth­ers after me, I moved to New York City because it was the cen­ter of it all, espe­cially for clas­si­cal music.

This has become (and will con­tinue to become) less nec­es­sary. In a July 30 2009 op-ed piece in the New York Times, Bill Wasik writes:

Online…the audi­ence can be yours right away, direct and unmediated–if you can fig­ure out how to find it…

In other words, why move to New York when you can just go online? The whole arti­cle, with all its impli­ca­tions, can be read here.

About Richard D. Russell

This was written by Richard D. Russell, New York City based composer of fine music.