Disruption. Action. Change: Session Details

March 1, 2021 In: PRJC News, Sound Bits

Disruption. Action. Change. is a three-part online series where five performing arts change-makers will discuss the role of disruption as an essential force in pursuit of a more just and equitable arts ecosystem. The series centers the notion that upending existing organizational policy, bias, and protocols are vital to the future of the performing arts […]

PRJC Grant Deadline Approaching. Strategies for Writing a Great Proposal

February 22, 2021 In: PRJC News, Sound Bits

The March 1 Deadline of the Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation & Research Grant Program is quickly approaching. The March 2021 cycle is open to all Eastman students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the organizations they represent. To learn more about the program and to submit your proposal CLICK HERE.  Below, Rachel Roberts, Associate Professor […]

Announcing Disruption. Action. Change.

February 16, 2021 In: PRJC News

The Eastman School of Music’s Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation & Research, in collaboration with the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance’s EXCEL Lab, is proud to announce Disruption. Action. Change.     Disruption. Action. Change. is a three-part online series where five performing arts change-makers will discuss the role of disruption […]

PRJC Grant Applications Due March 1st

February 8, 2021 In: PRJC News, Sound Bits

The Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation and Research is a division of the Institute for Music Leadership at the Eastman School of Music. The Center’s research and programming emphasizes the 21st Century evolution of the innovative ensemble, influenced by both the symphony orchestra and the chamber music traditions, with a focus on creative, artist-centered […]

Grantee Spotlight: Dr. Miki Kaneda

January 25, 2021 In: Ahead of the Beat

The article below was written by Dr. Miki Kaneda, Assistant Professor of Music at Boston University and a 2019 Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation and Research Grant Recipient.Miki Kaneda’s research focuses on transcultural crossings and the entanglements of race, gender, power, and colonial residues in experimental, avant-garde and popular music in the 20th and 21st […]

PRJC: Call for Grant Proposals

January 18, 2021 In: PRJC News

The Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation and Research announces the March 2021 Grant Cycle The Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation and Research is a division of the Institute for Music Leadership at the Eastman School of Music. The Center’s research and programming emphasizes the 21st Century evolution of the innovative ensemble, influenced by both the […]

The Bridgestone Group: Making Sense of Uncertainty

January 11, 2021 In: Sound Bits

As arts organizations continue to navigate the uncertainty and instability created by the pandemic, political, and social unrest, The Bridgespan Group has created a robust resource for non-profits: Making Sense of Uncertainty: Nonprofit Scenario Planning in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Created by Lindsey Waldron, Robert Searle, and Alexandrea Jaskula Ranga, the resource provides a clear process to […]

Wallace Foundation: Navigating Uncertain Times

January 4, 2021 In: Sound Bits

As we enter a new calendar year, many arts organizations are looking ahead to what programming might look like for summer 2021 and beyond. Given the unknown trajectory of COVID-19 and continued civil unrest, a great deal of uncertainty exists around what might or might not be possible in the coming months and years. Recent […]

Orchestras Reimagine the Holidays

December 21, 2020 In: Sound Bits

The month of December usually brings highly popular holiday programming from performing arts organizations across the country. From the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s long-standing Holiday Pops Series to Holiday Brass performances at the New York Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony Orchestra, these performances often attract audiences young and old to concert halls across the country. With the […]

Wallace Foundation: The Alchemy of High-Performing Arts Organizations

December 14, 2020 In: Sound Bits

The Wallace Foundation, through its focus on Building Audiences fo the Arts, recently published a report, The Alchemy of High-Performing Arts Organizations. Released in August 2020, the study and report were completed by Dr. Zannie Voss and Dr. Glenn Voss. Dr. Zannie Voss is is Director of the National Center for Arts Research as well […]