The Richness of Difference

Conference June 9–11, 2016

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

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The League of American Orchestras National Conference is the premier event for orchestra professionals and volunteers across the U.S. A forum for emerging practices and innovation, the Conference, being held this year in Baltimore, offers opportunities to learn about and test new ideas, solve problems, acquire new skills, and build and strengthen networks. More than 1,000 people attend each year – staff, musicians, board members, business partners, volunteers, and top thought leaders from the orchestra field and beyond.

As major demographic changes shape our country’s cultures and communities, the 2016 League of American Orchestras National Conference explores “The Richness of Difference.” We’ll examine the diverse nature of our communities through multiple lenses: artistic, civic, audience-building, fundraising, mission, and more. Leaders from orchestras of all sizes will walk away with strategies and tactics that will allow them to reflect and respond to their communities, increase their value to the public, connect with new audiences, and invigorate their artistry.

Please enjoy this video from our Conference host, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.