Learning and Leadership Programs

The League of American Orchestras invests in the future with two hallmark programs: Essentials of Orchestra Management and the Emerging Leaders Program. These opportunities are unique in the arts world. Both offer intensive and invigorating professional development experiences geared especially for orchestra administrators and leaders. Alumni from both programs are making change and leading boldly at orchestras across America.

Executive Leadership & Management

Essentials of Orchestra Management

Essentials of Orchestra Management, the premier orchestra management course in the United States, is returning to New York after nearly a decade! Presented in collaboration with Juilliard Extension on the Lincoln Center Campus July 24 – August 2, 2022, applications are now open.
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Executive Leadership & Management

Emerging Leaders Program

The Emerging Leaders Program has been postponed for a year until 2022, as the League considers the most effective ways to meet the leadership development needs of the orchestra field today. The League of American Orchestras’ flagship Emerging Leaders Program offers a powerful curriculum to cultivate and strengthen the capabilities of high-potential orchestra professionals. Open …
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Banner: The Cuban American Youth Orchestra’s inaugural tour to Cuba in May 2019 combined 75 Cuban and American pre-professional musicians for the first US-Cuban collaboration of its kind. Photo: Nate Ryan

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