Location: Broadway Ballroom A, Level Two
In this session, orchestra professionals and artists alike discuss events and artistic projects that bring the LGBTQ+ community into focus and welcome their engagement. Examining the successes and challenges of participants’ engagement with the LGBTQ+ community, panelists will lead a discussion on how to respond to the needs of their local communities.
Speakers: Daryn Bauer, community engagement manager, The Florida Orchestra; Julie Desbordes, conductor, the Queer Urban Orchestra; Miguel García, marketing and engagement manager, Chicago Sinfonietta; Leo Hurley, composer; Laura Reynolds, VP of education & community engagement, Seattle Symphony
Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community is made possible by a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.