Direct effect of the economic recession on a 65-member youth orchestra:
Lack of funding forces a not-for-profit organization to cancel a set of sectional rehearsals scheduled for this season.
It seems like a little thing, but it's the little things that add up to shape what this recession means for every American citizen. And for those of you who think this recession might go unnoticed by children, think again. They are as disappointed as I am. It's one less opportunity they have to get more attention from educators with smaller class sizes.