Project Inclusion: Leadership Pipelines on Stage and in Management

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 8:45 am 10:00 am

Location: Honore Ballroom, Lobby Level

Learn about Chicago Sinfonietta’s talent pipeline model, Project Inclusion. This program identifies and trains musicians, conductors, and administrative leaders of color. Hear from the participants and alumni about their successes and challenges, the impact on their career trajectory, and what it could mean for the orchestral field more broadly.

Speakers: Kalena Bovell, project inclusion alum, Civic Orchestra of New Haven; Karla Galva; Kellan Gray, departing assistant conductor, Chicago Sinfonietta, incoming assistant conductor, Charleston Symphony Orchestra; Roslyn Green, civic orchestra fellow, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association; Hilary Mercer, project inclusion manager, Chicago Sinfonietta; Courtney Perkins, chief operating officer, Chicago Sinfonietta; Marlea Simpson, violinist, Chicago Sinfonietta Orchestra, Grant Park Orchestra

This session is part of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Track.

Made possible by generous grants from The Joyce Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.