Originally Posted by erockmapquest
Sounds like it is tough times for musicians these days. Here in Minnesota they're on strike.
A lockout (not a strike), a little different, but same effect. That is/was a good gig, I've auditioned for the Minnesota Orchestra a number of times. I hope it all works out, but yeah, times are tough, and the arts are finally showing the wear-n-tear of the economy in general. My freelancer tax return bears that out very clearly too!