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MSM Perspectives Series

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Engaging panels and discussions with MSM Faculty, Alumni and Students

Join us for a series of timely conversations this Summer 2020 on topics ranging from social change, employment for today’s artist, and practical tips for home recording.

PANEL ONE: The Artist and Social Change

Featuring faculty and alumni in a discussion on their experiences and sense of purpose in using their creative voices to affect and illuminate social change, and how this work is meaningful and even more critical as an artistic mindset in today’s climate.

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PANEL MEMBERS

Liza Gennaro, Associate Dean and Director of MSM Musical Theatre
Kelly Hall-Tompkins (MM ’95, HonDMA ’16), MSM Violin Faculty
Anthony Roth Costanzo (MM ’08), MSM Board of Trustees and Artistic Advisory Board Member
Damien Sneed (’06), MSM Jazz Piano, Voice, and Composition Faculty

MODERATOR

Joyce Griggs, MSM Executive Vice President and Provost

 

PANEL TWO: The Mind, Body, and Spirit Connection for Artists

MSM faculty members discuss the holistic connection between mind, body, and spirit for artists. Faculty members share their personal experiences and provide resources for MSM students.

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PANEL MEMBERS

Linda Chesis, Woodwinds Department Chair
Ingrid Jensen, Interim Associate Dean and Director of Jazz Arts
David Leisner, Guitar Department Chair
Barbara McCrane, Alexander Technique Faculty

MODERATOR

Melanie Dorsey, Director of Student Engagement

 

PANEL THREE: Career Momentum in a Time of Crisis

This week’s Zoom panel, moderated by Alexa Smith, MSM Chief of Staff, President’s Office, will feature discussion, tips, and helpful anecdotes from MSM faculty and an alumnus about making a living as a working artist during challenging times.

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PANEL MEMBERS

Marc Cary, MSM Jazz Arts Faculty (Piano)
Alan R. Kay, MSM Classical Faculty (Clarinet)
Or Matias, MSM Musical Theatre Faculty (Musical Theatre Lab)
Mike Moreno, MSM Jazz Arts Faculty (Guitar)
Myles Weinstein (MM ’87), President, Unlimited Myles INC

MODERATOR

Alexa Smith, MSM Chief of Staff, President’s Office