PYSO alumni Jeffrey Pompe, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Francis Marion University (Bassoonist 1972 – 74), and Larry Tamburri, Lecturer at Purchase College in Arts Management, (Bassist 1971 – 72) have published 6 articles in various academic journals on a range of topics affecting American symphony orchestras. The article most often cited is ” Factors that Influence Programming Decisions of US Symphony Orchestras.” Their most recently published article (March 2019) is “Marketing Strategies for Performing Arts Audiences: Characteristics of Ticket Purchasers.”  Both were members of the PYSO on the 3-week tour of Switzerland and Monaco in 1972. You can find links to the articles here.

Factors that influence programming decisions of US symphony orchestras
J Pompe, L Tamburri, J Munn
Journal of cultural economics 35 (3), 167
2011

Symphony concert demand: Does programming matter?
J Pompe, L Tamburri, J Munn
The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society 43 (4), 215-228
2013

Repertoire conventionality in major US symphony orchestras: Factors influencing management’s programming choices
L Tamburri, J Munn, J Pompe
Managerial and Decision Economics 36 (2), 97-108
2015

Fiddling in a Vortex: Have American Orchestras Squandered Their Supremacy on the American Cultural Scene?
J Pompe, L Tamburri
The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society 46 (2), 63-72
2016

Marketing Strategies for Performing Arts Audiences: Characteristics of Ticket Purchasers
J Pompe, L Tamburri, J Munn
Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing, 1-12
2019

Subscription ticket sales for symphony orchestras: Are flexible subscription tickets sustainable?
J Pompe, L Tamburri, J Munn
Managerial and Decision Economics 39 (1), 71-78
2018

Repertoire Conventionality in Major US Symphony Orchestras: Factors Influencing Management’s Programming Choices
J Munn, J Pompe, L Tamburri
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
2015

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