Leveraging Creative Connections

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Friday, June 10, 2016 9:00 am 10:15 am

Location: Essex ABC
4th Floor

Hear from Music Alive partners about how orchestras and composers have leveraged each other’s creativity to build new audiences and fortify relationships within their communities. Whether you have a composer-in-residence or not, come explore ideas and fresh perspectives on ways to leverage the creative assets in your home orchestra and current network to reach more people.

Moderators: Ed Harsh, president and CEO, New Music USA; Scott Winship, Director of Grantmaking Programs, New Music USA

Composers: Rick Robinson, composer, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO); Derrick Spiva, composer, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra; Stella Sung, composer-in-residence, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance; Trimpin, composer, Seattle Symphony

Orchestra Representatives: Tom Bankston, artistic director, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance; Elena Dubinets, vice president of artistic planning, Seattle Symphony; Eric Skelly, CEO, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO); Michelle Weger, director of institutional giving, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

This session is made possible by generous grants from The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, The Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, and The Amphion Foundation.

Music Alive is made possible through a lead grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with additional support from The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, The Amphion Foundation, and The ASCAP Foundation Bart Howard Fund.