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Opera: Isolation Inspires Collaboration

October 19, 2020 In: Sound Bits

Since March, Opera news has focused primarily on what has been lost. Most notably, on September 23, 2020, the Metropolitan Opera announced the cancellation of its entire 2020-21 in-person season, a crippling blow to the musicians of the company and Opera community as a whole. While live, in-person Opera may be on-hold in the short-term, […]

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Effective Leadership: What’s At Stake

October 12, 2020 In: Sound Bits

As arts organizations, large and small, work to navigate the adversity, uncertainty, and complexities of our new arts ecosystem, the necessity of compelling arts-leadership has been thrust front and center. What is fascinating about the current climate is the all-encompassing nature of the challenge/opportunity—leaders must possess both the “hard” and “soft” skills necessary to successfully […]

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Performing OUTSIDE the Box

September 28, 2020 In: Sound Bits

The New York Philharmonic’s pick-up truck concert series is just one of a number of innovative programming and performance initiatives the organization is launching this fall. With the recent launch of Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK, the organization continues to use the shuddering of its traditional performance space to integrate itself into the fabric of the City.  […]

PRJC Grant Program: Applications Due October 1

September 21, 2020 In: PRJC News, Sound Bits

Applications for the Paul R. Judy Center Grant Program are due by 11:59pm on October 1, 2020. As we approach the deadline for the October 1 grant cycle, below are a few resources to assist with developing a compelling proposal. 12 Quick Tips for Better Grant Writing by Jay Wilkinson How to Write a Music […]

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Adversity Inspires Innovation

September 14, 2020 In: Sound Bits

In our SoundBit last week, we highlighted how Yo-Yo Ma and a team of community organizers collaborated to produce pop-up concerts for essential workers in Western Massachusetts. This innovative work was a realization of one of the overarching themes from this past summer’s Virtual Visionaries collaboration with the University of Michigan’s Excel Lab. Shortly after […]

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