Concerts and Activities

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Volunteer Dine-Around

Session Date Start Time End Time Additional Cost
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 6:30 pm 9:00 pm $50

Pura Vida Restaurant
Public Square
170 Euclid Avenue

Volunteer delegates from across the country will not only have an opportunity to network and eat at one of Cleveland’s top restaurants, Pura Vida, but will attend a cooking demonstration by Chef Scott Coffman. Dinner will include a 3 course prix fixe menu (Alcoholic beverages can be purchased at an additional cost by individual).

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Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers

Session Date Start Time End Time Additional Cost
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 7:05 pm 11:00 pm $34 per ticket

Progressive Field

Join us at Progressive Field for an evening of baseball as the Cleveland Indians take on the Texas Rangers. Order your tickets through the Registration Form under the Activities tab

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Conference Bistro

Session Date Start Time End Time
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 11:00 am 1:30 pm

GRAND BALLROOM C

Meet, greet, and eat in the Conference Bistro where you will find multiple food and beverage options from which to choose.

Hours: 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

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Lunch Break

Session Date Start Time End Time
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:30 pm 1:30 pm

Join your colleagues in the Exhibit Area, where lunch will be available for purchase.

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The Cleveland Orchestra Concert

Session Date Start Time End Time Additional Cost
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:30 pm 9:00 pm $70 - $162

Daphne (Opera in One Act)
The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Severance Hall

Franz Welser-Möst leads The Cleveland Orchestra in Richard Strauss’s captivating opera about Daphne, a young woman who must choose between the love of men and her love for nature.

Transportation will be provided from the Convention Center to Severance Hall, which is located in the heart of Cleveland’s University Circle District (5 miles east of downtown).

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Tune-Up Party

Session Date Start Time End Time
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:00 pm 11:00 pm

Cleveland Museum of Art

The League of American Orchestras Conference 2015 Tune-Up Party is hosted by The Cleveland Orchestra at one of Cleveland’s other impressive civic spaces located just across the street from Severance Hall – the Atrium at the Cleveland Museum of Art. With its spectacular design by visionary architect Rafael Viñoly, the Atrium is the place to be for the post-concert celebration to mingle with colleagues and enjoy the party Cleveland Style! All conference delegates are invited.

Transportation will be provided from the Convention Center.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Conference Bistro

Session Date Start Time End Time
Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:00 am 1:30 pm

Meet, greet, and eat in the Conference Bistro where you will find multiple food and beverage options from which to choose.

Hours: 8:00 am – 9:00 am and 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Location: Grand Ballroom C

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Coffee Break

Session Date Start Time End Time
Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:00 am 11:00 am

Location: Exhibit Area
Sponsored by Sultans of String

Sultans of String thrill their audiences with their global sonic tapestry of Spanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms, foot-stomping Celtic, and French Gypsy-jazz in a celebration of musical fusion and human creativity infused with warmth and virtuosity.

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All Delegate Reception

Session Date Start Time End Time
Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:30 pm 5:30 pm

Sponsored by Uzan International Artists.

Join your colleagues in the Exhibit Area for drinks and snacks before heading out to dinner for the evening.

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CityMusic Cleveland Concert

Session Date Start Time End Time
Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:00 pm 11:30 pm

Location: Masonic Auditorium

“Wishes and Dreams”
Dorman’s Spices Perfumes Toxins
Conductor: Avner Dorman
Soloist: Grammy and Tony Award-Winning Singer, Heather Headley

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Next: A Young-Professionals Event

Session Date Start Time End Time
Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:00 pm 11:00 pm

Join your fellow young professionals to mingle, network, and explore one of Cleveland’s major tourist attractions: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. After the museum closes its doors to the general public for the evening, the League of American Orchestras will have exclusive access to the space.

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Conference Bistro

Session Date Start Time End Time
Friday, May 29, 2015 8:00 am 1:30 pm

Meet, greet, and eat in the Conference Bistro where you will find multiple food and beverage options from which to choose.

Hours: 8:00am – 9:00am and 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Location: Grand Ballroom C

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Coffee Break

Session Date Start Time End Time
Friday, May 29, 2015 10:00 am 11:00 am

Get to know your fellow delegates at this coffee break in the Exhibit Hall.

Sponsored by Concert Artists Guild.

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A Conversation with Norman Lebrecht

Session Date Start Time End Time Attachments
Friday, May 29, 2015 12:45 pm 1:45 pm

ROOM 26BC

Norman LeBrecht, Author and Cultural Commentator
Gary Hanson, Executive Director, The Cleveland Orchestra, Interviewer

Participants are invited to purchase a lunch (see registration form for details) or bring their own.

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Lunch Break

Session Date Start Time End Time
Friday, May 29, 2015 12:45 pm 1:45 pm

Join your colleagues in the Exhibit Area, where lunch will be available for purchase. You can also purchase your lunch separately through Lunch and Learn on the registration form.

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Lunch and Learn Sessions

Session Date Start Time End Time Additional Cost
Friday, May 29, 2015 12:45 pm 1:45 pm $25/boxed lunch

Lunch and Learn sessions are dynamic roundtable discussions facilitated by experts from the field. Participation in each is limited to 11, accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants are invited to purchase a lunch (see registration form for details) or bring their own and join one of a variety of discussions surrounding new ideas and effective strategies directly applicable to your work.

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Raise A Glass!

Session Date Start Time End Time
Friday, May 29, 2015 3:15 pm 4:15 pm

Join us after the Closing Session to toast another successful Conference.

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