CALL TO ALL PERFORMING ARTISTS, MANAGERS,
PRESENTERS, PRESS/PROMOTION PEOPLE
The IRCPA is pleased to announce the
CAREER MOVES WEEKEND WORKSHOP
for Classical Performing Artists
Saturday and Sunday afternoons, November 12 and 13
at the Toronto Centre for the Arts
ARTIST MANAGER EDNA (“ASK EDNA”) LANDAU GIVES ADVICE IN Q&A
Performing arts leaders gather in Toronto for two afternoons of seminars and discussions designed to help people make a career as classical singers, instrumentalists, conductors, composers, and other related professionals.
The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA) presents Career Moves, Saturday and Sunday, November 12 and 13, 2-5 p.m. at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street. More information available via the IRCPA on Facebook, by calling 416-362-1422, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The Career Moves sessions are presented in collaboration with the Toronto Centre for the Arts.
Organized by IRCPA founder and artist manager Ann Summers Dossena, the two-day program is as follows:
Saturday, November 12, 2-5 p.m.
Making it Happen: Working as a Performing Artist
A panel discussion featuring presenters, managers, a publicist, critics and artists. Moderated by William Littler, senior critic, The Toronto Star, the panel includes critic Colin Eatock, contributor to the Globe and Mail and other publications; arts publicist Liz Parker; manager Robert Baird, president of the North American Association of Performing Arts Agents and Managers (NAPAMA); presenters Marco Parisotto, conductor, Ontario Philharmonic; and Bruce Owen, Barrie Concert Association; Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Michael Colgrass, artist in a successful career. They will share their experiences and offer insight and advice into what is expected of performers in the industry today, to help aspiring artists, professionals and semi-professionals know who does what and why, in order to take their careers to the next level.
Sunday, November 13, 2-5 p.m.
Ask Edna in Person: A Q&A
Legendary artist manager Edna Landau, a co-founder of IMG in New York, headlines a question-and-answer session, fielding questions from participants. Now retired from IMG, Ms. Landau offers career advice for performing artists on her Musical America blog Ask Edna.
The Career Moves sessions are also recommended for presenters, managers, publicists, coaches, teachers, corporate sponsors, foundation representatives, and even parents of gifted children – anyone who wants to understand the requirements and demands of artists’ careers.
The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists has designed programs since 1983 to prepare artists for employment in national and international markets.