What: Building Communities through the Performing Arts
A panel discussion - followed by a Q & A.
The panel asks/answers the question, "Why/how do non-arts organizations support the performing arts?"
To answer the question, we think it important to hear it from the source (instead of only from the artist).
Who: Panel members include Jan Boland and John Dowdall from Red Cedar Chamber Music, plus representatives from Red Cedar Chamber Music's community partners: Dr. Jill Olsen of the Marion School District, Michael Zahs from the Ainsworth Opera House (pending: Nick Glew of the Marion City Council and Gail Naughton of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library).
When: Wednesday, January 7, 2009. 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: City Council Chambers of Marion City Hall 1225 6th Ave, Marion IA 52302
Free. No registration required.
Parking lot is located on the South side of Marion City Hall .
Enter the building from the South door, pass through two sets of glass doors, and wind your way to your left to double wooden doors which lead to the Council Chambers.
Here's a succinct description appropriate for marketing purposes.
Red Cedar Chamber Music is offering an opportunity for performing artists. A panel discussion called Building Communities through the Performing Arts addresses the question, "Why / how do non-arts organizations support the performing arts?" Participants will learn from Red Cedar Chamber Music's partners - a city council, a school system, a museum and an opera house - why support of the performing arts appeals to them. The discussion takes place in Marion City Hall, 1225 6th Avenue, Marion, on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. The event is free (no registration required).
Panel members include Jan Boland (flutist & Exec Dir of Red Cedar Chamber Music), John Dowdall (Artistic Director and guitarist of Red Cedar Chamber Music), Dr. Jill Olsen (Dir of Teaching & Learning, Marion School District), Michael Zahs (Director, Ainsworth Opera House). Pending: Gail Naughton (President & CEO of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library) and Nick Glew (Marion City Council). There will be an opportunity for questions following the panel presentation. For questions call Red Cedar Chamber Music at 319/377-8028 or visit www.redcedar.org/schedule.html
Directions: Free parking is available on the south side of Marion City Hall. Enter the building through the south door, pass through two sets of glass doors, and wind your way to your left to double wooden doors that lead to the Council Chambers.