General Managers & Operations

Constituency Agenda

Constituency Liaison: Stephen Alter

General Managers & Operations Meetings are generously sponsored by Threshold Acoustics.


Monday, June 3
Broadway Ballroom D, Level Two

Welcome & Introductions


Broadway Ballroom D, Level Two

Peer-to-Peer Idea Exchange
Share your top -of -mind issues and questions for peer-to-peer idea exchange. Participants are encouraged to make plans to connect and follow up with each other on topics of shared interest.


Broadway Ballroom D, Level Two

Advocacy/Policy Updates
Learn about the latest policy developments in Washington, D.C. and resources to help you navigate new rules for visas and musical instruments, and participate in a short focus group on the visa petition process, and how it has affected your orchestra.
Speaker: Heather Noonan, vice president of advocacy, League of American Orchestras


Tuesday, June 4
Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Curb Education Room

Center Stage at the Schermerhorn
Join Steve Brosvik and Sonja Thoms from the Nashville Symphony in a behind the scenes tour of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. After the tour, we will meet with production staff from the Nashville Symphony for a discussion around the virtues and challenges of concert production in Laura Turner Concert Hall and beyond. Don’t miss this!

Speakers: Steven Brosvik, COO, Nashville Symphony; Sonja Thoms, sr. director of operations & orchestra manager, Nashville Symphony


Wednesday. June 5
Broadway Ballroom D, Level Two

Tips and Tools for Managing Effective Teams
What are the key and critical skills which will help you lead your team and encourage employees to want to follow you? Successful managers should know what their employees need to work effectively, stay productive, and contribute to an amazing customer experience and a harmonious workplace. Join us for an hour of tools, tricks, and tips to help you lead your team more effectively.

Derek Young, president and CEO, YMG Enterprises, LLC


Broadway Ballroom D, Level Two

Final Thoughts, Feedback, and Goodbyes

Additional support is provided by Boomerang Carnets I CIB

Name badges for this event generously provided by TALASKE l Sound Thinking.