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.

Sessions Include:

  • Achieving Consistent Organizational-Wide Messaging – ROOM 9
    • Facilitated by Jonathan Marx, V.P. of communications, Nashville Symphony
  • Artistic Leadership for Youth Orchestras – ROOM 24
    • Facilitated by Troy Peters, music director, Youth Orchestras of San Antonio
  • Building Cash Reserves – ROOM 12
    • Facilitated by Susan Nelson, principal, Technical Development Corporation
  • Building Your Brand – Sold Out – ROOM 11
    • Facilitated by Celeste Wroblewski, vice president of communications, League of American Orchestras
  • Commissioning – ROOM 7
    • Facilitated by Scott Winship, director of grantmaking programs, New Music USA
  • Creating and Cultivating Strong Media Relations – ROOM 10
    • Facilitated by Rachelle Roe, director of public relations, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Developing A Long-Term PR Plan – Sold Out – ROOM 10
    • Facilitated by Rosalie Contreras, vice president of communications, Seattle Symphony
  • Developing Your Planned Giving Program – Sold Out - ROOM 11
    • Facilitated by Joseph Gillmer, corporate vice president, CCS
  • Effective Grantwriting – ROOM 9
    • Facilitated by Audrey Elliott-Risbud, director of institutional giving, League of American Orchestras
  • Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in Your Orchestra – Sold Out – ROOM 7
    • Facilitated by Jim Hirsch, executive director, Chicago Sinfonietta
  • Major Donor Campaigns – Sold Out - ROOM 10
    • Facilitated by Michelle Hamilton, vice president of development, Charlotte Symphony
  • Managing the Successful Youth Orchestra – ROOM 24
    • Facilitated by Joshua Simonds, executive director, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras
  • Maximizing Telemarketing Results – ROOM 12
    • Facilitated by Phil Miller, president, DCM Inc.
  • Program Evaluation – Sold Out – ROOM 7
    • Facilitated by Dennie Palmer Wolf, principal, WolfBrown
  • Recruiting Your Next Executive Director – ROOM 12
    • Facilitated by David Hyslop, president, Hyslop & Associates
  • Reducing Churn: Staff Recruitment and Retention Strategies – ROOM 8
    • Facilitated by Michelle Vectirelis, director of human resources, The Cleveland Orchestra
  • Securing Corporate Sponsorships – Sold Out – ROOM 11
    • Facilitated by Erin Gay, director of institutional giving, The Cleveland Orchestra
  • Social Media: Where to Invest – Sold Out – ROOM
    • Facilitated by David Dombrosky, chief marketing officer, InstantEncore
  • Strategic Planning – Sold Out – ROOM 8
    • Facilitated by Jim Hasler, vice chair of strategic planning committee, League of American Orchestras
  • The Board Building Cycle: Recruitment, Orientation, and Engagement – Sold Out – ROOM 8
    • Facilitated by Lowell J. Noteboom, trustee, League of American Orchestras
  • The Music Director Search Process – ROOM 12
    • Facilitated by Martha Gilmer, chief executive officer, San Diego Symphony