General Sessions

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Opening Session (VIDEO)

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 1:30 pm 3:00 pm

Cleveland Public Auditorium- Music Hall

The question of relevance—how our orchestras can matter more in today’s world—burns in the minds of leaders across our field. During the opening plenary, we’ll consider how orchestras can employ the music we make to address community needs. A panel of government, business, community, and artistic leaders will share their perspectives on the priorities of the constituents and stakeholders they serve; how orchestras can help provide what the public values; and how we can develop relationships with the community that enable us to be involved in meaningful ways.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

League Luncheon and Annual Meeting (VIDEO)

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:30 pm 1:45 pm $15

Join us for the League Luncheon and Annual Meeting which will include an address by President and CEO Jesse Rosen, the presentation of the Gold Baton and Helen M. Thompson awards, and a spotlight showcase by American Idol Season 6 Finalist Melinda Doolittle.

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Coffee Break

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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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Closing Session (VIDEO)

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Friday, May 29, 2015 2:00 pm 3:15 pm

A quiet revolution has been underway for over a decade as orchestras experiment with ways to create deeper connections with communities. This mostly happens at periphery of our work, carried out by soloists, small ensembles or teaching artists, rather than the full orchestra. Now it’s time to connect what we’re learning by listening to our partners and answering their needs back to our core passion and strength—live symphonic performances that matter deeply to everyone in the room, including community members who normally do not attend.

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