Schedule

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Pre-Conference Workshop

In Partnership with the Wallace Foundation
Pearl Room, 9th Floor
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1/17/2019, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Friday Keynote: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates delivers this year’s keynote address
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
Details

1/18/2019, 9:30-11:45 AM

Conference Luncheon

Connect with colleagues and find out what’s new for CMA members.
Broadway Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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1/18/2019, 12:00-12:45 PM

Annual Membership Meeting

All CMA members are invited to attend CMA’s annual membership meeting.
Broadway Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Details

1/18/2019, 12:45-1:45 PM

Friday Workshops

Pearl and Palace Rooms, 9th Floor Details

1/18/2019, 2:00-6:00 PM

Friday Ensemble Showcases

Zéphyros Winds | Aizuri Quartet | PRISM Quartet with Miguel Zenón | Mivos Quartet | Jen Shyu and Jade Tongue | Ulysses Quartet | Red Priest | Brandon Ross Phantom Station | Verona Quartet
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
Details

1/18/2019, 2:00-6:30 PM

Opening Reception

Open to all conference attendees. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Broadway Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Details

1/18/2019, 6:30-7:30 PM

Saturday General Session: We Have Voice Collective

An in-depth discussion with the We Have Voice Collective
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
Details

1/19/2019, 10:30-11:45 AM

Saturday Workshops

Pearl, Palace, and Nederlander Rooms, 9th Floor Details

1/19/2019, 1:00-6:00 PM

Saturday Ensemble Showcases

Vera Quartet | Linda May Han Oh Aventurine | PUBLIQuartet | Andrea Brachfeld and Insight | Carr-Petrova Duo | Infusion Baroque | Chano Domínguez Flamenco Quartet | Trio 180 | invoke | Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble | Rolston String Quartet
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
Details

1/19/2019, 1:00-6:30 PM

Saturday Night Soirée

Join us for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, networking, and the presentation of CMA’s Visionary Award.
Broadway Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Details

1/19/2018, 7:00-9:00 PM

Sunday General Session

A celebration of the Association of the Advancement of Creative Musicians, CMA’s 2019 Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award recipient followed by the Award presentation. Featuring a conversation with Henry Threadgill and Larry Blumenfeld and performances by Amina Claudine Myers and the AACM Trio (Adegoke Steve Colson, Reggie Nicholson, Ernest Dawkins).
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor Details

1/20/2019, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

New Music from CMA Concert

CMA-supported commissions
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
Details

1/20/2019, 3:00-5:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop

In Partnership with the Wallace Foundation
Pearl Room, 9th Floor
Details

1/17/2019, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Ask the Experts

Round-table discussions with experts from the chamber music field and beyond.
Details

1/20/2019, 2:00-4:45 PM

Friday Keynote: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates delivers this year’s keynote address
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
Details

1/18/2019, 9:30-11:45 AM

Conference Luncheon

Connect with colleagues and find out what’s new for CMA members.
Broadway Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Details

1/18/2019, 12:00-12:45 PM

Annual Membership Meeting

All CMA members are invited to attend CMA’s annual membership meeting.
Broadway Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Details

1/18/2019, 12:45-1:45 PM

Friday Ensemble Showcases

Zéphyros Winds | Aizuri Quartet | PRISM Quartet with Miguel Zenón | Mivos Quartet | Jen Shyu and Jade Tongue | Ulysses Quartet | Red Priest | Brandon Ross Phantom Station | Verona Quartet
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
Details

1/18/2019, 2:00-6:30 PM

Visit the Exhibits

1/18/2019, 2:00-6:30 PM

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

Gary Padmore, Gabe Bolkosky, Karin Brookes
Explore the amateur musician’s role in cultural communities and in the chamber music ecosystem.
Pearl Room, 9th Floor
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1/18/2019, 2:00-3:15 PM

Diversity is Not Equity: A Focus on Fundamentals for the Arts

Kaisha S. Johnson
Why equity, diversity, and inclusion are more than mandated initiatives, but living practices that impact our entire ecosystem.
Nederlander Room, 9th Floor
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1/18/2019, 2:00-3:15 PM

Chamber Music as a Catalyst for Change

Armando Castellano
Ensembles are increasingly becoming presenters’ partners in inviting and welcoming new audiences to their venues.
Palace Room, 9th Floor
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1/18/2019, 3:30-4:45 PM

Improving Marketing Outcomes with A/B Testing

Olivia Marlowe-Giovetti, Ann Nguyen
The basics of creating and analyzing A/B tests around four key areas: websites, email marketing, digital ads, and social media.
Pearl Room, 9th Floor
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1/18/2019, 3:30-4:45 PM

Connecting the Community to Chamber Music

Matthew Levy, Leanne Fallon, Susie Ibarra, Taimur Sullivan
This session will dive into PRISM Quartet’s newly launched audience-engagement program, “Unlocking Your Inner Composer.”
Pearl Room, 9th Floor
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1/18/2019, 5:00-6:15 PM

Sensory-Friendly Programming for Today’s – and Tomorrow’s — Performances and Audiences

Lisa Carling, Larissa Kunynskyj, Colleen Mullen
Learn how to make your events accessible to audiences with sensory sensitivities.
Palace Room, 9th Floor
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1/18/2019, 5:00-6:15 PM

Opening Reception

Open to all conference attendees. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Broadway Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Details

1/18/2019, 6:30-7:30 PM

Creating and Maintaining a Safe Space

Akia Squitieri
How to respond to incidents and allegations; how to navigate academic, artistic, and professional environments; the different responsibilities of venue staff, renters, and artists; and the tools and resources available to foster a culture of prevention. Palace Room, 9th Floor.
Details

1/19/2019, 9:00-10:15 AM

Saturday General Session: We Have Voice Collective

An in-depth discussion with the We Have Voice Collective
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
Details

1/19/2019, 10:30-11:45 AM

Saturday Ensemble Showcases

Vera Quartet | Linda May Han Oh Aventurine | PUBLIQuartet | Andrea Brachfeld and Insight | Carr-Petrova Duo | Infusion Baroque | Chano Domínguez Flamenco Quartet | Trio 180 | invoke | Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble | Rolston String Quartet
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
Details

1/19/2019, 1:00-6:30 PM

Visit the Exhibits

1/19/2019, 1:00-6:30 PM

Artists and Civic Responsibility: Leading Social Change

Darrell Grant, Tina Lee Hadari, Dr. Ashley Jackson, Lecolion Washington
Exploring approaches through which musicians are offering leadership in community building, advocacy, placemaking, education, outreach, and public service.
Pearl Room, 9th Floor
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1/19/2019, 1:00-2:15 PM

Ready or Not, Here They Come: Preparing For Emergencies Before They Strike

Janet Newcomb
Planning steps you can use to better prepare your organization for an emergency, crisis, or disaster.
Palace Room, 9th Floor
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1/19/2019, 1:00-2:15 PM

Interdisciplinary Performance: Making it Work

Zara Lawler, Eileen Carr, Christina Jensen, C. Neil Parsons, Alan Pierson
Working towards developing a common language around interdisciplinary works.
Pearl Room, 9th Floor
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1/19/2019, 2:30-3:45 PM

Representation in Repertoire: Programming Beyond the Canon

Eun Lee
A discussion on the importance—and universal benefits—of programming works by underrepresented composers.
Palace Room, 9th Floor
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1/19/2019, 2:30-3:45 PM

Redefining the Concert Experience: Engaging Audiences in New Ways

Sarah Whitney, Sita Chay, Amanda Gookin, Allison Loggins-Hull
Enhancing existing programming, explore ways to further their reach, and break down the barriers between audience and performer.
Pearl Room, 9th Floor
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1/19/2019, 4:00-5:15 PM

Equitable Staff Practices

Nia Monroe
Framing your open position and its responsibilities; reaching potential applicants; and creating a support network from within.
Palace Room, 9th Floor
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1/19/2019, 4:00-5:15 PM

Community Conversation: Holding Space for People of Color

Kaisha S. Johnson
An opportunity to occupy space in community with one another, lift up one another’s work, reflect on the conference experience, and unpack the experience of being a person of color in a historically and predominately white sector. While white allies are valued, it should be emphasized that this space is exclusively designated for self-identified people of color.
Nederlander Room, 9th Floor
Details

1/19/2019, 5:30-6:45 PM

Saturday Night Soirée

Join us for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, networking, and the presentation of CMA’s Visionary Award.
Broadway Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Details

1/19/2018, 7:00-9:00 PM

The Fourth “R” — Raising (as in Fundraising!): Ten Practical Steps to Composing a Personal Plan for Fundraising

Paul Hogle
A practical, pragmatic and personal 10-point plan designed to help attendees, and their organizations, earn more contributed revenues.
Palace Room, 9th Floor
Details

1/20/2019, 8:30-10:30 AM

Sunday General Session

A celebration of the Association of the Advancement of Creative Musicians, CMA’s 2019 Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award recipient followed by the Award presentation. Featuring a conversation with Henry Threadgill and Larry Blumenfeld and performances by Amina Claudine Myers and the AACM Trio (Adegoke Steve Colson, Reggie Nicholson, Ernest Dawkins).
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor Details

1/20/2019, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Visit the Exhibits

1/20/2019, 12:00-2:30 PM

New Music from CMA Concert

CMA-supported commissions
Majestic Ballroom, 5th Floor
Details

1/20/2019, 3:00-5:00 PM
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