Check This Out #1: Artistic, Education, and Technology Innovations

Session Date Start Time End Time Attachments
Thursday, June 5, 2014 9:00 am 10:15 am

Check This Out is a fast-paced opportunity for those attending conference to get a quick snapshot of exciting work happening in a number of organizations. Each presentation will be approximately 6 to 8 minutes in length, allowing for several different presentations in a short time-frame. This session will introduce work in the areas of artistic and education projects as well as technology which have potential for replication and learning by the field at large. The goal of this session is to shine a light on innovative projects and ideas which are applicable and/or replicable for other organizations.

Presenters & Projects in this order:

Jim Hirsch, executive director, Chicago Sinfonietta, How “Blue Ocean” programming grew single ticket sales by 30% in one year

Anthony Spain, music director, Northwest Symphony Orchestra, Connecting to your community through the music of local composers

Jeri Lynne Johnson, founder and music director, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, Citywide Side by Side Program

Cindi Hubbard, Arts Management Consulting, EarShot: New Music Readings and Composer-Development Projects

Natalia Staneva, executive director, New West Symphony, SymphoNet Young Artists Competition in collaboration with iCadenza

Steven Weiser, general manager, Gannon University and the Erie Chamber Orchestra, Oculus Rift – Music, Video Games and Virtual Reality

Dr. Edward Bilous, The Miracle of Music Project, The 21st Century Concert Experience

Carl P. Giegold and Dawn R. Schuette, partners, Threshold Acoustics LLC, Supporting Diverse Programming

Robert Zimmermann, CEO, Berlin Phil Media GmbH, Digital Concert Hall

Read descriptions of projects