Symphony Discord Plays Out In Facebook Fracas

by Jennifer Guerra

March 16, 2011 from MR

Before the musicians strike began in late 2010, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Facebook fan page used to look like a typical fan page with posts about visiting conductors, upcoming concerts and the orchestra’s Tiny Tots series.

But once the strike began it essentially hijacked the fan page. While the DSO may have wanted to talk about Tiny Tots concerts, the audience wanted to talk about the orchestra’s problems.

The musicians used their own Facebook fan page to post updates there.

So, management started doing the same thing on the official fan page.

But this Facebook fight could affect what happens once the fight is all over…

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