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Steering Committee:

American Public Media:
Sarah Lutman, Senior Vice President, Content and Media
Mary Lee, Project Director, Classical Music Initiative
Lauren Dee, Project Coordinator, Classical Music Initiative

National Public Radio:
Ben Roe, Director of Music Initiatives
Dianne Brace, Deputy Director of Development

Public Radio International:
Mike Arnold, Director of Programming
Mark Kausch, Program Marketing Manager

WFMT Radio Network:
Steve Robinson, Sr. Vice President for Radio

Crossover Media:
Max Horowitz, President

Wende Persons

Music & Media Charter Sponsors:

Music & Media is made possible in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts
Corporation of Public Broadcasting and the Corporation of Public Broadcasting


Inaugural Forum

Music & Media held its inaugural meeting in New York City on January 19 and 20, 2006, in collaboration with the Association of Performing Arts Presenters. In two days of interactive, facilitated discussions, a coalition of charter sponsors and key stakeholders explored possible futures for music and media in order to build and broaden audiences for the musical arts in America.

The work was facilitated by the Global Business Network, the world's premier organization devoted to helping clients learn about and adapt to the trends that will shape their long-range futures. GBN is best known for its pioneering work developing scenarios as a tool for strategy, innovation, alignment, and learning. Andrew Blau and Kristin Cobble from GBN led the 2-day session.

Participants in the January ’06 Forum were an invited group of leaders in music performance, music presentation and media, including public media organizations, musicians, educators, artist managers, label representatives and music industry service organizations.

New York City, January 19 & 20, 2006

Alberta Arthurs Cultural Consultant

David Bither
Nonesuch Records
Senior Vice President

Mia Bongiovanni
Metropolitan Opera
Media Consultant

Tom Bradshaw
National Endowment for the Arts
Research Officer

Alan Brown
Alan S. Brown & Associates LLC

Julie Burstein
Studio 360, WNYC and PRI
Executive Producer

Kim Chan
Assoc. of Performing Arts Presenters
Vice President, Programs

Janet Cowperthwaite
Kronos Quartet
Managing Director

Doug Dempster
College of the Arts at U. Texas, Austin
Senior Associate Dean

Frank Dominguez
PRPD Director, Classical Core Values Application Project

David Duff

Mikel Ellcessor
Sr. Dir. Programming Operations and Distribution

Sandra Gibson
Assoc. of Performing Arts Presenters
President & CEO

Dana Gioia
National Endowment for the Arts

Scott Hanley
WDUQ / JazzWorks LLC
Director, General Manager

Scott Henderson
Managing Director

Laura Johnson
free lance
(formerly VP of Education, Jazz at Lincoln Center) Jazz Education Consultant

John Kieser
San Francisco Symphony
Director of Operations and Electronic Media

Helen Kim Music
Sales/Schirmer Media
Senior Director

Roger LaMay
General Manager

Christiane LeBlanc
Radio Canada-Montreal
General Director, Espace Musique Radio Canada

Anne L'Ecuyer
Americans for the Arts
Associate Vice President for Field Services

Aaron Levine
Carnegie Hall

Robert Levine
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Principal Viola; President, Milwaukee Musicians Association, Local 8 AFM

Ted Libbey
National Endowment for the Arts
Director, Media Arts

Chris MacDonald
IndieFeed, Association of Music
Podcasting Founder, General Counsel

Teresa Malango
Vice President, Media Relations, Business Partnerships, Music Licensing

Judy McAlpine
CBC Radio
Director International Relations/Strategic Projects

Jack McAuliffe
American Symphony Orchestra League
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Kathy Merritt
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Senior Manager Program Investments

Brian Newhouse
American Public Media
producer (classical)

Deborah Newmark
Director, Symphonic Electronic Media

Bonnie Nichols
National Endowment for the Arts
Research Analyst

Jenny Northern
Senior Vice President/General Manager

Karen Painter
National Endowment for the Arts
Director, Research and Analysis

Elena Park
Metropolitan Opera
Director of Communications & Editorial Content

Skip Pizzi
Manager, Media Standards & Regulation

Todd Reynolds
Reynolds Music musician/Director

Frances Richard
VP, Director of Concert Music

Marc Scorca
America President and CEO

Greg Seese
Palm Pictures
Head of Radio Promotion

Jake Shapiro
Public Radio Exchange Executive Director

Elizabeth Sobol
IMG Artists
Senior Vice President & Associate Director

Mark Steinmetz
Director, Radio Music

Andrew Taylor
Bolz Center for Arts
Administration Director

Steve Tepper
Vanderbilt University
Assoc. Director, Curb Center for Art

Jenny Toomey
Future of Music Coalition
Executive Director

Karen Walker

Marco Werman
Public Radio International
Senior Producer, The World


Andrew Blau
Global Business Network
Scenario Practitioner

Dianne Brace
National Public Radio
Deputy Director of Development

Lynn Carruthers
Global Business Network
Graphic Recorder

Kristin Cobble
Global Business Network
Scenario Practitioner

Lauren Dee
American Public Media
Project Coordinator

Max Horowitz
Crossover Media

Mark Kausch
Public Radio International
Marketing Manager

Mary Lee
American Public Media
Project Director, CMI

Sarah Lutman
American Public Media
Senior Vice President, Content & Media

Wende Persons

Steve Robinson
WFMT Radio Network
Senior Vice President

Ben Roe
National Public Radio
Director of Music

Liz Wallace
Global Business Network
Practice Associate

Melinda Ward
Public Radio International
Sr. Vice President Productions

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