Conference 2009 News

With the uncertainty currently facing our field, the time is now to come together to inspire and empower ourselves and our communities. It is imperative we adapt to changing landscapes, while continuing to celebrate the work we love to do.

The League’s National Conference, Where Art & Community Come Together, is the one time of year the world of orchestras unites to face the challenges of today and the future.

Within the main theme, multiple sub-themes will be addressed. Art at the Core: Honoring Tradition/Embracing the Future focuses on concerts which honor tradition as part of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Dvorák Festival, as well as sessions that celebrate the music of today. The New Reality: Economics, Innovation, and Adaptability will explore the sustainability, vibrancy, entrepreneurship, and partnership that orchestras must demonstrate in a turbulent and uncertain climate. Finally, Orchestras and Public Value: Looking Inside and Outside seeks to place community at the core of orchestras’ institutional mission.

With so much at stake, can you afford to miss it?

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Conference News

Listen to Complete Conference 2009 Speeches

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Download the Latest from Conference

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Blogging from Chicago ...

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Roundtable Presenters Announced

Peer to PeerThe 28 Solutions for Our Time: Peer-to-Peer Roundtables have been announced


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Conference Program Published!

Conference Program Your guide to 2009 Conference!


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Conference Update: May 20th

Feeding America250 orchestras to be recognized by Feeding America's President and CEO 


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Generous Donors Assist Conference Attendance

Generous donorsOrchestra staff and conductors receive $600 travel and lodging stipend


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Conference Blog Launches

jesse_rosenLeague President and CEO Jesse Rosen first blogger!


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Conference Update: June 3rd

DelegatesSee who's coming to Chicago! 1000+ Delegates registered for Conference!


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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Salutes Dvořák

dvorakCSO's Dvořák Festival featured in Conference program


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