The 2012 Orchestra Summit at the University of Michigan kicks off this evening and sessions begin in earnest tomorrow and run through Friday. I’ll be participating in the What’s Working and Must Work session from 10:50am-12:00 noon ET on Friday with a presentation and discussion on the project previewed here at the beginning of the month.
The project consisted of asking a cross section of managers, board members, and musicians to answer one of two straightforward questions: orchestra musicians were asked “What do you think Boards/Managers get right?” while board members and managers were asked “What do you think Musicians’ Unions get right?”
Fortunately, you won’t need to be at the session to read about the results as tomorrow’s article provides a verbatim account of the replies along with an in-depth examination. So make sure you stop by tomorrow so you don’t miss out.
You can follow Summit sessions by plugging into attendee Twitter chatter at #orchsummit2012 along with the official forum blog featuring posts from authors chosen to represent the range of participants and share their thoughts and observations on various themes and panel sessions. Once again, I’m pleased to host the Summit blog at www.insidethearts.com/orchestrasummit/.
In the meantime, you can learn more about the Summit via the following resources: