• Michigan Opera Theater Career Exposure, March 2019 image

    Michigan Opera Theater Career Exposure, March 2019

  • June 2020 workshops image

    June 2020 workshops

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    May 2020 workshops

  • Running Start Competition, February 2020 image

    Running Start Competition, February 2020

  • Bus(y)ness of Music Seminar, January 2020 image

    Bus(y)ness of Music Seminar, January 2020

Upcoming Events and Workshops

Presenters include faculty members, guests, and alumni. Events and workshops cover topics essential to young performers and teachers, including self-promotion, resume-writing, building a private studio, constructing a teaching philosophy, and planning engaging, audience-friendly programs. Check out the schedule below for upcoming opportunities!

 

May

Detours Ahead: Your Career and COVID-19

Thursday, May 21, 3:30-4:30 PM
https://msu.zoom.us/s/94516788288

COVID-19 is causing a lot of disruption to summer and post-graduation plans. This webinar will walk you through how to cope, how to find alternative and related experiences, and how to frame those on your resume.

This event will be held online. For meeting password, please register on Handshake 

Yep, You DO Need a Website

Tuesday, May 26, 4:00-5:00 PM

Make 2020 the summer you finally take control of your artistic representation online! A website allows you to control your brand and your story, connect with audiences, students, and employers, and share your work. Join us to get started on thinking through a coherent website strategy that represents who you are as a professional in the arts.


This event will be held online. Register online for Zoom link and password.

June

Art of the Pivot: Developing Versatility in your Career

Tuesday, June 9, 4-5 PM

The pivot is more than a move on a basketball court! Music students are experts at going deep and becoming experts in a field, but is there also a way to build skills and experiences to develop a diversified portfolio career without sacrificing your art? How can you be agile and adapt in a world that is changing rapidly? Meet 3 young alums working in different industries who have pivoted  and get tips on how this might work for you.

This event will be held online. Register here for Zoom link and password.

 

My First Year of Teaching: Music Education Panel

Tuesday, June 16, 4-5 PM

Description and panel coming soon!

This event will be held via a webinar format.Register here for Zoom link and password.

 

 

The Jazz Scene in COVID-19: Where are we and where could we go?

Wednesday, June 24 4-6 PM

Join us for a panel discussion with Gargi Shinde (Chamber Music America), Todd Stoll (Jazz at Lincoln Center) and Rodney Whitaker (Chair of the MSU Jazz Studies program to discuss the best practices of what jazz musicians have been doing immediately in light of the pandemic, and then explore a little bit of what you might see on the horizon-over the long term, what should music students consider (and how should they prepare) as they will emerge as professionals into a post-COVID19 performing arts space.

This event will be held online. Register here for Zoom link and password.