As Barack Obama prepares his White House transition team, today we look at what makes a great arts leader. A trio of experts weighs in, including New York Times music critic Jon Pareles
, Manhattan School of Music president and composer Robert Sirota
, and Joan Jeffri
, director of the Program in Arts Administration at Columbia's Teachers College. Also: Alan Gilbert
, the New York Philharmonic's music-director-in-waiting, talks about the unique leadership challenges in a changing climate for American orchestras.