Building Bridges: How Amateur and Professional Musicians Can Work Together to Reach Audiences

Friday, January 18
2:00-3:15 PM
Pearl Room, 9th Floor

Moderator:
Gary Padmore 

Speakers:
Gabe Bolkosky
Karin Brookes
Jennifer Clarke

How can musicians, ensembles, and presenters bridge the gap between the amateur and professional musical spheres to develop audiences and strengthen musical communities? The panel will explore the amateur musician’s role in cultural communities and in the chamber music ecosystem, and discuss ways to engage amateur players as supporters and audiences for professional chamber music programs.