|American Brass Quintet|
The criteria I suggested, for your final project and for future professional reference, were:
- Longevity - How long has the ensemble existed?
- Consistency - What personnel changes have they undergone?
- Programming - What is a typical program for this ensemble?
- Focus & Mission - What are the ensembles goals and purpose?
- Performances - How many and what types of performances?
- Recording - How many? Label? Repertoire?
- Publicity - Press Kit, Website, and Reveiws
- Innovation and Originality - What have they done for the genre?
- Affialiations - Managment, Institutions, Events
- Awards and Accomplishments - Competitions, major honors, firsts?
- Commercial Success - Fee? Fame? Income? Contributions?