Constituency Liaison: James Barry firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, June 3
Broadway Ballroom A, Level Two
Building Orchestra Relationships (3:00pm - 4:00pm)
Participants will learn about and explore pathways in developing relationships with orchestras that can lead to performances or commissions of their music.
Moderator: Patrick Castillo, Composer & Director, Hotel Elefant; Third Sound
Panelists: Aiden Feltkamp, Director of Emerging Composers & Diversity, American Composers Orchestra; Rachel Sokolow, Promotion Director, G. Schirmer/AMP | Music Sales Classical; Delta David Gier, Music Director, South Dakota Symphony Orchestra; Vanessa Rose, President & CEO, American Composers Forum; Vanessa Rose, president & CEO, American Composers Forum; Jessica Slais, Vice President of Artistic Administration, Nashville Symphony
Music Alive Public Report (4:00pm - 5:30pm)
Tuesday, June 4
Suggested: Musicians Transforming Communities
What makes community engagement successful? Recipients of the 2019 League’s Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service and others share the elements of their practice that contribute to individual transformation and lasting community impact. They’ll discuss their work in health care, educational, and other community settings and they’ll relay the musical, strategic, and organizational skills required for high-impact results.
10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet ‘n’ greet with composer Jonathan Leshnoff at NAXOS Booth (Optional)
Suggested: New Voices: Orchestra Composers of Today
Session participants will be introduced to four emerging composers whose unique compositional voices – increasingly informed by political, social, and cultural forces – are making an impact in concert halls across the country. Learn about their orchestral output; how they view their music, as creators, in an art form responding to change; and the ever-increasing role composers play in nurturing the fabric of their communities as teachers, community educators, concert curators and producers, entrepreneurs, musicians, and conductors.
Moderator: Daniel Bernard Roumain
Panelists: Jennifer Jolley; Derrick Spiva; Alex Temple; Evan Williams
12:45pm - 2:15pm
Schermerhorn Symphony Center Music Library
Music Library Tour with Nashville Symphony Principal Librarian, Jennifer Goldberg and staff
Composers, come meet with the Nashville Symphony Librarians. Tour their digs; see how an orchestra librarian can be your best asset. To join the tour, please meet promptly at 12:45pm at the corner of Demonbruen St and 4th Avenue South (NOTE CORRECTED MEETING LOCATION), in front of the fountain/recording angel at Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
Constituency Session (shared session with AAs)
Copyrights and Music Licensing: Practical Considerations for Composers and Artistic Administrators
Copyrights, Commissions, and Music Licensing in Today’s Music Industry – What does a 21st century music publisher do? Who controls music rights? Deepen your understanding of the copyright and music licensing considerations behind commissioning, new music projects, and recording. Session participants will dive into the details of clearances, working with music publishers, and custom arrangement licensing and compliance.
Speakers: Ari Solotoff, attorney, Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, P.A.
Hannibal Lokumbe’s Crucifixion Resurrection: Nine Souls a-Traveling
Intersection, Kelly Corcoran, conductor, artistic director
Wednesday, June 5
9:00am - 10:15am
A Conversation with Joan Tower, 2019 Gold Baton Recipient
Suggested: Community Identity in Programming
Orchestras today are increasingly looking to their own community when programming and commissioning new pieces. Hear from composers and administrators on the front line of this work: how are new compositions created with community in mind; how are programs curated that reflect community; what challenges and success were encountered; and what was the community’s response.
Moderator: Teddy Abrams, Music Director, Louisville Orchestra
Panelists: Lembit Beecher, composer; Tania Leon, composer; Eun Lee, The Dream Unfinished
Name badges for this event generously provided by TALASKE l Sound Thinking.