There is a huge disconnect between the values of diversity and inclusion held by the majority of the professionals working in the classical music industry and the outcomes that the industry produces. It has been examined at great length with many good and important initiatives being launched with the hope of making a lasting change. In an extract from the launch of the development group for IM IN – the Inclusive Music Index – Rob Adediran, Executive Director at London Music Masters, suggests that we have avoided the most crucial reason for this imbalance in our industry. Ourselves.
You can read the extract here.