League releases latest findings from its Health and Safety Policies and Planning Survey

Posted on: October 8, 2021

The League of American Orchestras has released the results of its field-wide Health and Safety Policies and Planning Survey, which reports on the vaccination, testing, and masking requirements that orchestras have in place for musicians, staff, and audiences for this fall. More than two hundred U.S. adult and youth orchestras across a range of orchestra budget sizes participated in the survey, which was open from August 25 to September 10, 2021. Some top-line findings include: 82% of responding orchestras (excluding youth orchestras) reported either a mandatory vaccination policy or testing requirement for their musicians; 73% of responding orchestras have either a mandatory vaccination policy or testing requirement in place for their office staff; 41% of all responding orchestras, including youth orchestras, reported either a mandatory vaccination polity or testing requirement for their audiences. Read the complete Health and Safety Policies and Planning Survey here.