21 Jun 2018
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Millennium Hall

These collaborative, small-group discussions facilitated by peer leaders allow you to discuss challenges and develop solutions to the issues you are facing. Each discussion lasts
25 minutes—then it’s time to join another table.

Balancing Boards from the Executive Perspective
Jennifer Collins, executive director, MasterVoices

Being a Choral Entrepreneur
Marie Bucoy-Calavan, director of choral studies, University of Akron; Robert Istad, artistic director, Pacific Chorale and director of choral studies, California State University, Fullerton

Board Recruitment
Hugh Davies, president, North America, ACFEA Tour Consultants and board member, American Bach Soloists

Building Community through Commissions
Michael Bussewitz-Quarm, composer and conductor

Building a Healthy Consortium
Deborah Simpkin King, artistic director, Ember, and board chair, New York Choral Consortium

Choral Music Education Programs
Molly Buzick Pontin, managing director, Pacific Chorale and Mary Lyons, vice president of education and chairman emeritus, Pacific Chorale

Chorus, Composer, Musician: Collaborations in Multimedia
Christine Gevert, artistic director, Crescendo

Composer Roundtable: How to Talk about Your Music
John Nuechterlein, president and CEO, American Composers Forum and Shawn Crouch, composer and assistant professor of practice, theory, and composition, Frost School of Music at the University of Miami

Creative Fundraising Ideas
Mary Ann Aufderheide, executive director, VocalEssence

Crisis Management and Crisis Communications
Linda Moxley, vice president of marketing and communications, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Finance and Budgeting
Gretchen Upholt, senior consultant, Fiscal Management Associates

How to Manage Recording Projects
John Newton, founder, Soundmirror

Jumpstarting Organizational Growth
Josh Vickery, founder and executive director, South Florida Community Arts

Kodály Musicianship in a Children and Youth Chorus
Christopher Bell, chorus director, Grant Park Music Festival and artistic director, The Washington Chorus

Marketing and Social Media
Anne Longmore, director of marketing, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Meditation, Mindfulness, Work-Life Balance, and Surviving to Mid-Career
Elizabeth Swanson, associate director of choral studies, University of Colorado Boulder

Performing Music from the African American Tradition
Rollo Dilworth, Professor of Choral Music Education, Temple University

Taking Your Career to the Next Level
Lisa Husseini, Client Strategist, iCadenza

Working Across Cultural Divides
Micah Hendler, founding director, YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus and Hussein Janmohamed, composer and music facilitator/conductor

Writing for Scholarly Journals
Matthew Bumbach, assistant professor and director of choirs, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and editor, Research Memorandum Series

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