Each day of the Conference is packed with exciting opportunities to learn, connect, and grow. Here are some of the program offerings you can enjoy this year.

View the Schedule at a Glance for a quick overview of what you can expect at Conference.

Concerts and Festivities

Explore the lively culture of St. Louis and get to know your fellow delegates at these fun social events, including a concert from our host the St. Louis Symphony.

Constituency Meetings

Every day during Conference you’ll gather together for stimulating meetings with those who best understand the challenges of your position: your peers. Whether you’re an executive director, board member, volunteer, staff, or musician, there is learning designed specifically for you.


Here's your opportunity for free consultations from a variety of experts.

General Sessions

What will 2023 look like for you, your orchestra and your community? These thought-provoking welcome and closing sessions invite delegates to envision how their future may take shape.


This year’s Conference offers a choice of five different Perspectives on Thursday morning. These exciting, big picture seminars offer insight into emerging trends in the orchestral field and may change how you see your role in this rapidly changing arena.


Get warmed up for the Conference with our extensive Pre-Conference programming. These seminars offer practical discussions and powerful insights into the challenges facing today’s orchestras.


Toolboxes are skill-based sessions designed so you can go home with the tools you need to expand your audience and enhance your orchestra. Choose from a variety of sessions happening on Wednesday.