Session Date Start Time End Time
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:30 pm 05:45 pm

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

EarShot Consultations
EarShot brings together the resources and experience of the nation’s leading organizations devoted to the support of new American orchestral music. To arrange a private meeting to discuss how EarShot can support and enhance your orchestra’s efforts in working with today’s composers to create meaningful new music reading sessions, composer institutes, and competitions, please contact EarShot program manager Cindi Hubbard at or 415 847 2487. For additional information visit, EarShot is a partnership of the American Composers Forum, League of American Orchestras, New Music USA, and the American Composers Orchestra.

Electronic Media Consultations
The League’s electronic media consultant, Joe Kluger, will be available to meet with representatives of individual orchestras for up to 30 minutes to discuss any strategic or practical electronic media issues. Appointments will be made for June 18 – 20 on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact Joe directly at to arrange for a consultation.

League Insurance Program Consultations from La Playa Arts & Entertainment
Wrestling with presenter contract liabilities? Freelancers’/contractors’ status for workers’ comp? Weather/cancellation insurance? Working with young people? Valuing/storing sheet music? Book your complimentary consultation with orchestra insurance specialist Mark Boon at

NEA Consultations
Take advantage of an individual consultation with Court Burns, Art Works: Music Specialist from the National Endowment for the Arts during Conference, June 18-20.This is a valuable opportunity to meet with an NEA representative to discuss a project that is currently receiving NEA support, or to talk through your plans for applying for an Art Works or Challenge America grant. Please see a League staff member at the Registration area in the Exhibit Hall to learn whether an appointment is available or to make changes to an existing one. Court will be available by appointment-only and most appointments are filled prior to Conference, so please act quickly! Email Najean Lee to reserve your spot.