Special Event Requirement

ALP Certificate students are required to attend 1 special event of their choosing each semester and submit a short reflection & feedback. These include live presentations or online offerings, such as podcasts or webinars, that are a minimum of 30 minutes long. Content should incorporate both music/arts topics AND at least one the following topics: careers, arts management, entrepreneurship, leadership, innovative ensembles, technology, wellness, community engagement, and/or DEI training. This event must be outside of an ALC course in which you’re enrolled. 

Potential Events & Resources

Below is a listing of some potential resources you may use as a starting point. If you’re unsure of whether an event/video/podcast would qualify for fulfillment, please review this with the IML Assistant Director in advance. From time to time, we may also pass along opportunities for resources/events that qualify.

IML Podcasts An informal way to discuss a variety of topics affecting Eastman students and alumni.
Arts in the Loop – ROC the Business of Art workshops A series workshops held once a month for the local Rochester community. Topics include “Grant Writing,” “Telling Your Story” and many more.
IML Events A listing of events sponsored by the IML as well as external events being promoted to the Eastman community.
 Eastman/ Univ of Rochester
2020 Gender Equity in Music Conference Listen to the Keynote Presentation from Elizabeth Rowe
UR AIN Center for Entrepreneurship – Entrepreneurial Toolbox – click on Podcasts An accessible list of resources for fellow innovators, people just finding their interest in entrepreneurship, and anyone else who wishes to think outside the box
UR AIN Center for Entrepreneurship – Events Entrepreneurship events and opportunities
 And Beyond
Classically Black Podcast Come join Dalanie and Katie as they talk all things classical music and being black in the profession. Available on Soundcloud and other podcast platforms
iCadenza Creative Careers Podcast Explores what it means to be a creative professional in music, the arts, business, and more
Crushing Classical An ongoing series of provocative interviews with musicians who are pioneering a new path in the classical music genre
The Entrepreneurial Musician with Andrew Hitz Conversations with some of the most successful musical entrepreneurs in the world provide actionable advice for anyone trying to succeed in today’s ever-changing music industry
Manhattan School of Music Perspectives Series Engaging panels and discussions with MSM Faculty, Alumni and Students Topics ranging from social change, employment for today’s artist, and practical tips for home recording.
Depauw University – 21CM U An ever-evolving space – a continuing-education collective of ideas, experiments and cutting-edge practices
Living the Classical Life An award-winning series of one-of-a-kind conversations with musicians from around the world.
Soundweavers Podcast Explores the triumphs and tribulations of the chamber music community in an ever shifting gig economy by exploring performance, community engagement, and necessary life skills