Musician's Blog
My name is Michael Swartz and I have been deeply involved with LSO since 1971 (believe it or not).  I played with the LSO in my senior year in high school before I left to attend the Eastman School of Music in Rochester New York.  I spent several years away but returned in 1980.  I have been principal bass in the orchestra since 1983 (if memory serves).  For the last 29 years
The Orchestra Manager is responsible for administering the personnel of the orchestra. This includes application of the union agreement, preparation and maintenance of payroll and other records, scheduling of musicians, hiring of substitute and extra musicians, and coordination of auditions. The Orchestra Manager works with and oversees the Stage Assistant to ensure that t