Acting Up: Urgent Civic Priorities (VIDEO)

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Thursday, June 5, 2014 9:00 am 10:15 am

Unlock your orchestra’s untapped potential to address the most pressing civic challenges and opportunities in your community. Explore how organizations like yours are finding the resources and courage to use the power of music to respond to public priorities like homelessness, hunger, our returning vets, and other issues that matter so much.

Attendees will walk away with: 1) the steps needed to identify your community’s needs that can be served by your orchestra’s unique capacity;  2) real-time examples of orchestras delivering relevant civic impact; 3) recommendations for framing a discussion within your orchestra that can lead to action.

Warren W. Hyer, executive director, Central Ohio Symphony; Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Kayla Skinner deputy director for education & public programs, adjunct curator, Seattle Art Museum; Frederick P. and Sandra P. Rose chairman of education, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Sarah Johnson, director, Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall