This event was a chance for music directors of smaller-budget orchestras to talk about important things with their peers from across the province – and to learn about some of OC’s recent research, too. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra’s recently appointed Executive Director, Carol Kehoe, lead a session on governance, administration, audience development and fundraising for leaders of smaller-budget arts organizations; and OC board member, and Symphony Nova Scotia Community Ambassador, Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser presented recent Orchestras Canada research on Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility.
1pm – 1:30: Round-table introductions and discussion
1:30 – 2:30: Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser will talk about OC’s research on inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility
2:30 – 3pm: Coffee break
3pm – 4pm: Carol Kehoe will lead a session on governance, administration, audience development and fundraising
4pm – 5pm: Open discussion of topics suggested by participants (including but not limited to: copyright and your orchestra; programming – in particular Canadian works; joint concerts; cross-promotional opportunities; and best practices in working with a mix of professional and community musicians in your orchestra.)