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BoardSource Webinar 101

What Does the Board Really Do? Basic Roles and Responsibilities. Tuesday, September 14, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., ET...

September 8, 2010

Performing Arts Initiative Funds Available through State Department

Orchestras with plans to travel internationally in the 2010-11 season should take note of an opportunity for indirect support from the State Department, and consider contacting a U.S....

September 3, 2010

Read All About It! New Issue of Symphony Available Online Now

The September-October issue of SymphonyOnline has all the latest news and most provocative thinking about orchestras—and it’s available right now. Go to symphony.org to read the League of...

September 1, 2010

Deadline Approaching: New Mentoring Circle for new or incoming Board Chairs

Each Mentoring Circle meets once a month for six months, via conference call and or web conferencing (90-minute sessions). Content is flexible, confidential, and dynamic – driven by...

August 26, 2010

Celebrate the Gold Book Online!

Looking for that exciting fundraising project? Seeking innovative ways to help your orchestra? The Volunteer Council of the League of American Orchestras has the perfect source of great...

August 20, 2010

Arts in Education Week Sept. 12-18

The U.S. House of Representatives has just created an annual September Arts in Education Week, which this year will be September 12th-18th. This is an opportunity for orchestras...

August 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...

August 17, 2010

Orchestras Feeding America 2011

300,000 pounds and counting… The League would like to thank all of the orchestras that participated in the 2010 Orchestras Feeding America national food drive....

August 9, 2010

New Mentoring Circle for new or incoming Board Chairs, Groups 5-8 Orchestras

Facilitated by Cate Moye, former board chair, Spokane Symphony. Each Mentoring Circle meets once a month for six months, via conference call and or web conferencing (90-minute...

August 11, 2010

BoardSource Launches Monthly Webinar Series to begin August 10

The first 1-hour webinar in this new on-line learning series from BoardSource is “Building Your Board.” David Styers, Senior Governance Consultant with BoardSource will give specific suggestions and...

August 5, 2010