Other Learning Online Topics
- A New Approach to NEA Grants
- Electronic Media: A 4 - Part Webinar
- Audience Participation Webinars
- The Music Director Search Handbook
A New Approach to NEA Grants
Join expert staff from the National Endowment for the Arts, including Director of Music and Opera Wayne Brown and former Arts Education Director Sarah Cunningham as they walk orchestras through significant new changes to the grant-making process. NEA grants to orchestras provide critical funding for projects that increase access to music in communities nationwide. Learn everything you need to know to prepare your next application.
Moderated by Heather Noonan, vice president for advocacy, League of American Orchestras
Free to League members; available on-demand. Register here >>
Please remember to visit our Advocacy and Government area to find tips for orchestras, application deadlines, contact information for NEA specialists, and project descriptions of previous NEA grants to orchestras.
Electronic Media: A 4 - Part Webinar
Joe Kluger ( bio) and Michael Bronson ( bio), electronic media consultants, present a 4-part webinar on Electronic Media. The 4 sections--Introduction and Strategic Overview, Strategic Planning Process, Production and Business Issues, and Rights Clearance Issues—provide information, guidance and work templates to assist you in your organization’s discussions around electronic media. Complete powerpoint presentation and supporting documents and spreadsheets are provided as part of the webinar. Recorded in October 2009.
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FREE for League Members
Two recent national studies, the National Endowment for the Arts 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, and the League’s Audience Demographic Research Review, offer statistically reliable national demographic information about audience participation. The findings raise both serious concerns and new opportunities for orchestras. They merit close attention from all who are concerned about the future of orchestras in America.
National Endowment for the Arts 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts
Sunil Iyengar ( bio), Director, NEA Research & Analysis
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The League’s Audience Demographic Research Review
Atul Kanagat ( bio)
Watch here >>
The League's Audience Demographic Research Review was made possible in part by a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Unlock the secrets of the music director search process! For those thinking about looking for a new music director, already in the process of searching, or just interested in the journey, this step-by-step eBook is your go-to resource - a roadmap to identifying the key musical leadership that is right for your orchestra. Register here to receive the League’s new, free, ebook.