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National Arts Strategies- Latest Program Updates

How do you keep your staff motivated and mission-focused? The current job market is challenging. Even though your employees may not be jumping ship, they may not...

September 22, 2010

Strategic Governance- Presentation by National Arts Strategies

December 2-3, Chicago (For orchestras with budget size over $1 million) While we all know that good governance is critical to the long-term health...

September 20, 2010

Youth Orchestra Board Meeting – Wednesday, October 13, 2010

All League youth orchestra members are invited to attend a special meeting on October 13, 2010 in Milwaukee. The Youth Orchestra Division (YOD) plans to hold its board...

September 15, 2010

New Mentoring Circle for Orchestras Conducting a Music Director Search

Are you currently in a music director search or planning for one? The choice of a music director is the single most important artistic decision your orchestra can...

March 16, 2011

Essentials. It’s orchestra boot camp.

Managing an orchestra today takes strength, dedication, perseverance and a passion for music. Essentials of Orchestra Management is a ten-day journey that will prepare you for the challenges...

September 14, 2010

Arts in Education Week puts school arts education in the spotlight

The U.S. House of Representatives has designated September 12-18 as the annual Arts in Education Week. With this resolution, Congress has called for public attention to the role...

September 13, 2010

Arts in Education Week Information Brief

Just a few weeks ago, we mentioned the U.S. House of Representatives created an annual September Arts in Education Week, which this year will be September 12th-18th. The...

September 9, 2010

Electronic Media News Update

With the accelerating pace of technological change, the League’s Electronic Media Services collects monthly summaries of relevant news and information regarding changes, trends and developments that...

September 10, 2010

At the Intersection of Mission and Business Model

Written by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, at the request of the League, for the purpose of sharing knowledge and information about SPCO’s on-going work ...

September 8, 2010

2010-11 METLIFE GOVERNANCE GRANTS FOR BOARD DEVELOPMENT; APPLICATIONS DUE NOVEMBER 15, 2010

The League of American Orchestras is pleased to announce the 2010-11 MetLife Governance Grants for board development. Made possible by a generous grant from MetLife Foundation, the MetLife...

September 7, 2010