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ACF @ the League of American Orchestras conference | “At 250, What is American Music Anyway?”

June 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm CDT

“At 250, What is American Music Anyway?
Friday, June 7, 2024
3:30 PM  4:30 PM CST

Facilitator(s): Elizabeth Blaufox, Director of Promotion, Boosey & Hawkes; Alecia Lawyer, Founder, Artistic Director, and Principal Oboist, ROCO; Vanessa Rose, Executive Director, American Composers Forum; Nina Shekhar, Composer, Mannes School of Music (The New School), Princeton University; and Curtis Stewart, Artistic Director, American Composers Orchestra

On July 4, 2026, our nation will commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. Orchestras are thinking about how they and their communities are commemorating and analyzing this historic milestone in their programming.

Join this conversation to discuss programming ideas and share your thoughts as we look ahead toward that year and the future we want to create for the next generation and beyond.



June 7
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm CDT


Marriott Marquis Houston
1777 Walker Street
Houston, TX 77010 United States
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(713) 654-1777
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