Private: Academy Schedule

Academy Schedule

Wednesday, June 27 2018

Check In – Ranlet Formal Lounge from 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Welcome and Introductions

Jim Doser



Dean’s Welcome

Jamal Rossi

Workshop: Entrepreneurial Thinking: It’s Not About Starting A Business

Jim Doser
What can all leaders learn from thinking like an entrepreneur? How can we leverage our own assets, skills, and passions to meet the needs of our communities?

Career Skills Session: Funding and Grant Writing

Jack Langerak
How can we when be successful when requesting grants and funding?

Choose Your Topic:

Emlyn Johnson
CV and Cover Letters for Leadership Positions
What are the top tips when writing resumes and cover letters?

or

Jim Doser
Finances for Musicians and Music Leaders
What are the keys to managing finances that can be helpful to musical leaders?

Dinner and Rochester International Jazz Festival (on your own)

Enjoy the Rochester International Jazz Festival, one of North America’s most prestigious music festivals.

Optional Social Activity

Thursday, June 28 2018

Leadership Strategy Blast: Leading Effective Teams

John Hain
What are the keys to building and leading effective teams?


Keynote Address: Gateways Music Festival – Strengthening the Community from Within

Lee Koonce
How does a musical organization really make a difference over the long-term?

Workshop: Mission, Vision, Strategy: Essentials for Music Organizations

Rachel Roberts
Building blocks for setting the course for your organization.

Career Skills Session: Designing Effective Websites

Joseph VanderStel
What works in websites and how do I do it?

Leadership Strategy Blast: What Exactly is a Non-Profit?

Jim Doser
Why is the non-profit business structure different and what does a leader need to know?

Analyze, Assess, Solve: Case Study Seminar for Leaders:

Jim Doser
You’re in Charge #1: Exploring Complex Issues Facing Musical Organizations.

Choose Your Topic:

John Hain
Music School Administration? Me?
What are the special skills and attributes of successful music school leaders?

or

Jim Doser
Networking is Not A Four-Letter Word (it’s essential!)
Be a Friend. Have a Friend. Networking means helping each other.

Dinner and Rochester International Jazz Festival (on your own)

Enjoy the Rochester International Jazz Festival, one of North America’s most prestigious music festivals.

Optional Social Activity

 

Friday, June 29 2018

Leadership Strategy: Convincing Others of Your Vision: Effective Presentations

Jim Doser
What are characteristics of effective and persuasive presentations?

Keynote Address: Grass Roots Leadership: ROC Music

Alexander Peña
How can YOU be an impactful leader at the grass roots level?

Workshop: Leading Your Own Ensemble: The music is the easy part!
What do I need to know to be a successful leader of my own professional ensemble?

Emlyn Johnson

and
Daniel Ketter


Career Skills Session: The ‘Ask’

Cathy Hain
Essential skills and attitudes needed for leaders of musical organizations – large or small – to be effective in connecting with donors.

Leadership Strategy Blast: 5 Strategies for Achieving Work/Life Harmony

Rachel Roberts
The strategies that successful leaders use to balance life/work.


Analyze, Assess, Solve: Case Study Seminar for Leaders:

Jim Doser
You’re in Charge #2: Exploring Complex Issues Facing Musical Organizations.

Choose Your Topic:

Emlyn Johnson
Crowdfunding Basics
Kickstarter? Go Fund Me? ArtistShare? Patreon? TuneFund? PledgeStarter? Indiegogo? What’s the difference?

or

Rachel Roberts
Eastman’s MA in Music Leadership Information Session
What is the MA in Music Leadership degree at Eastman all about?

Dinner and Rochester International Jazz Festival (on your own)

Enjoy the Rochester International Jazz Festival, one of North America’s most prestigious music festivals.

Optional Social Activity

 

Saturday, June 30 2018

Career Skills Session: Everyone is a Teacher

Elizabeth Bucura
You will teach! How can you be most prepared and provide value to your students and community?

Workshop: Public Speaking for Musicians (and Leaders!)

Jay Stetzer
Public speaking? Yes, all leaders have to do it. Here are strategies for doing it well.


Leadership Academy Final Session: Pathways to Leadership – ends at 12:30pm
Panel Discussion: Jim Doser, Rachel Roberts, Emlyn Johnson, Alexander Peña
How many different pathways to leadership are there? Which one is best for me?