The weekend Wall Street Journal asks numerous notable figures their 2009 resolutions. Here's the response from composer Nico Muhly:
PROFESSIONAL: In 2009, I am going to finally finish a long series of short works for solo viola and tape [recorded elements]. I'm into this because it's weird and specialized, like taking a year of your life and learning how to make blood sausage.
PERSONAL: I am going to wake up much, much earlier.
INDUSTRY: It would be great to see cities take more pride in their orchestras and small ensembles.
In a development also of importance to the aworks household, the president of Disney Channel suggests one of his resolutions is to help the Jonas Brothers launch a new series next year.
Wikipedia: The series is about the Jonas brothers having to cope with being pop stars while trying to live an ordinary life. The series will be set in New Jersey...