The 2011 League of American Orchestra’s conference is fast approaching, and I’d like to get the word out that any musician in a member orchestra can attend the conference for free. This year’s conference is in Minnesota from June 6 - 9; here’s a link to information about the conference.
League Conference 2011
In preparation for the upcoming conference, it seems appropriate to publish all the blog posts I wrote from the 2010 conference here as an article, so symphony musicians can get a sense of what sorts of sessions are available to musicians, and what they might learn and experience through attending and networking.Read More →
American orchestral musicians are familiar with ICSOM and ROPA. ICSOM, the International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians represents the fifty, or so, largest American orchestras, and ROPA, the Regional Orchestra Players Association, as its name suggests represents U.S. regional orchestras. The Canadian counterpart to these two organizations is OCSM, the Conference of the Organization of Canadian Symphony Musicians – l’Organization des Musiciens d’Orchestres Symphoniques du Canada. Laura Brownell’s article gives the reader insight into the workings of this organization.Read More →