Events

2017 Events

January Events

  • January 9, 2017    Skype Class at Western University (London, Ontario)
    The Happiness Habit: How To Cultivate Happiness and Experience Flow in Your Artistic Career

February Events

  • February 6, 2017    Pace University, Encore Transition Program
    Career Planning for Your Encore Transition

March Events

  • March 29, 2017    Yale University
    Inspiring Yale, an event sponsored by Yale Graduate Student Senate featuring one professor from each of the 13 Yale graduate schools.
    Inspired Leadership: Flow, Passion and Purpose

April Events

  • April 17, 2017   Ensemble Connect (Formerly Ensemble ACJW)
    How to Leverage Strengths and Communication Styles for Authentic Leadership

May Events

  • May 15, 2017    Pace University, Encore Transition Program
    Career Planning for Your Encore Transition

July Events

  • July 20, 2017   So Percussion Summer Institute, Princeton, NJ
    Career Planning for Music Entrepreneurs
  • July 25 & 26, 2017    Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning: Set Yourself Up For Success; Time Management and Networking for Musicians

August Events

  • August 12-14, 2017    Opera America Leadership Intensive
    The Art of Empowered Leadership

Fall 2017 Semester Yale School of Music

  • Music 621: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Collaboration

October Events

  • September 16, 2017    Pace University, Encore Transition Program
    Career Planning for Your Encore Transition

2016 Events

January Events

  • January 12, 2016    Pace University, New Directions Program
    Finding Your Passion in the Law

March Events

  • March 21, 2016    Skype Class at Western University (London, Ontario)
    The Happiness Habit: How To Cultivate Happiness and Experience Flow in Your Artistic Career

June Events

  • June 3, 2016   College Music Society Summit on 21st Century Music Design
    Big Ideas: Financial Literacy for Music Entrepreneurs
  • June 7, 2016 Pace University Encores Program
    Designing Your Encore Career Transitions Plan
  • June 14, 2016   American Composers Orchestra Underwood New Music Readings Professional Development Workshops
    Career Inspiration for Composers: How to Share Your Best Self Through Branding

July Events

  • July 18, 2016    So Percussion Summer Institute, Princeton, NJ
    Career Planning for Music Entrepreneurs
  • July 25 & 26, 2016    Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning: Set Yourself Up For Success; Time Management and Networking for Musicians

August Events

  • August 26-28, 2016    Opera America Leadership Intensive
    The Art of Empowered Leadership

Fall 2016 Semester Yale School of Music

  • Music 621: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Collaboration

September Events

  • September 26, 2016    Pace University, Encore Transition Program
    Career Planning for Your Encore Transition

November Events

  • November 17, 2016    Pace University, Encore Transition Program
    Career Planning for Your Encore Transition

December Events

  • December 6, 2016    The Juilliard School, Music Entrepreneurship Class
    The Art of Career Planning: How To Set Yourself Up For Success

2015 Events

January Events

  • January 14, 2015     NETMCDO (Network of Music Career Development Officers) Conference
    Where are You on the Continuum of Arts Entrepreneurship

February Events

  • February 7, 2015      Yale University, Institute of Sacred Music’s Community Day
    How to Cultivate a Positive Mindset
  • February 24, 2015    Pace University, New Directions Program
    Finding Your Passion in the Law

March Events

  • March 17, 2015    Pace University, Encore Transition Program
    Career Planning for Your Encore Transition
  • March 29, 2015    The Juilliard School Leadership Day
    Entrepreneurship and Innovation for 21st Century Musicians
  • March 30, 2015    Ensemble ACJW
    Entrepreneurship Project Consultant

April Events

  • April 27, 2015    The Juilliard School, Music Entrepreneurship Class
    The Art of Career Planning: How To Set Yourself Up For Success

June Events

  • June 2, 2015    Pace University Encores Program
    Designing Your Encore Career Transitions Plan

July Events

  • July 31, 2015    Opera America Leadership Intensive Next Steps
    The Art of Empowered Leadership

August Events

  • August 3, 2015    Money for Lunch Radio Show: 4 Happiness Strategies for Coping with Challenge
    12:30 PM CT/1:30 PM ET
    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/moneyforlunch
  • August 3 & 5, 2015    Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning: Set Yourself Up For Success; Time Management and Networking for Musicians

Fall 2015 Semester Yale School of Music

  • Music 621: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Collaboration
  • September 30, 2015    Interview of David Shifrin (Live-streamed)

September Events

  • September 18, 2015  Pace University, New Directions Program
    Finding Your Passion in the Law

October Events

  • October 27, 2015   Skype Master Class with Percussion Studio at University of Kansas

November Events

  • November 2, 2015 Ensemble ACJW (The Academy)
    The Art of Time Management
  • November 12, 2015    Pace University, Encore Transition Program
    Career Planning for Your Encore Transition
  • November 23, 2015    Skype Class at Western University (London, Ontario)
    Align Your Musical Career with Who You Are at Your Core

2014 Events

January Events

  • January 13, 2014    Pace University, New Directions Program
    Finding Your Passion in the Law
  • January 18, 2014   Chamber Music America Conference
    Branding and Marketing Your Ensemble Panel Discussion
    Astrid Baumgardner, Moderator, with panelists
    Michael Drapkin, founder & dean, Drapkin Institute for Music Entrepreneurship
    Catherine Radbill, director, undergraduate music business program, Steinhardt School of Music, New York University
    Barbara Siesel, flutist & co-founder, Golly Green Project

February Events

  • February 12, 2014  9am-11am
    NYSBA Lawyers in Transition Committee
    Finding Your Passion in the Law Webinar
  • February 27, 2014  6:30 pm
    New York City Bar Association
    “I’m Not Retiring: Transitioning to an Encore Career”
    Panel Discussion withSandra Edelman, a Partner at Dorsey & Whitney in New York , David Nachman, a former partner at DLA Piper who is now Senior Counsel at the New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau and Thomas Schwarz, former partner at Skadden Arps who is now President of Purchase College.

March Events

  • March 13, 2014   Stetson University School of Music Residency
  • Effortless and Effective Networking
  • The Power of Dynamic Communication
  • The Art of Career Planning: Setting Yourself Up for Success
  • March 17, 2014   Pace University Encores Program
    Career Planning for the Next Phase of Your Life

April Events

  • April 24, 2014    Mt. Sinai School of Medicine AIM Program
    The Art of Life Balance

May Events

  • May 6, 2014   Chamber Music America First Tuesdays Series
    Public Speaking for Entrepreneurial Musicians

June Events

  • June 10, 2014   Pace Encores Transition Program
    Career Planning for Your Transition
  • June 23, 2014   Opera America National Conference Leadership Intensive

July Events

  • July 14 and 16, 2014   Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning:  Set Yourself Up for Success and Personal Branding and Networking for Musicians
  • July 30, 2014    So Percussion Summer Institute
    The Art of Career Planning

August Events

  • August 18-21, 2014    
Opera America Leadership Intensive
    The Art of Empowered Leadership

Fall 2014 Semester Yale School of Music

  • Creating Sustainable Careers in the Arts
  • September 22, 2014    Interview of David Shifrin (live-streamed)

September Events

  • September 8, 2014    Pace University
    New Directions Program, Finding Your Passion in the Law
  • September 11, 2014    Pace University
    Encore Transitions Program, Career Planning for Your Encore Transition
  • September 19, 2014    College Music Society Webinar
    Public Speaking for Musicians: How to Write a Compelling Speech

October Events

  • October 6, 2014    Ensemble ACJW (The Academy)
    The Art of Conflict Management
  • October 17, 2014   College Music Society Webinar
    Public Speaking for Musicians: How to Rehearse Your Speech and Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking
  • October 24, 2014    New Jersey Symphony
    Public Speaking for Musicians

November Events

  • November 14 2014    College Music Society Webinar
    Public Speaking for Musicians: Dynamic Public Speaking Techniques
  • November 17, 2014    Pace University Encores Program
    Career Planning for Your Encore Transition
  • November 24, 2014    New Jersey Symphony
    Public Speaking for Musicians

2013 Events

Spring Semester Yale School of Music

  • Creating Sustainable Careers in the Arts

January Events

  • January 24, 2013   Pace University, New Directions Program, Finding Your Passion in the Law

February Events

  • February 26, 2013 Stetson University, Department of Music Residency
    • Financial Planning for Musicians
    • Peak Performance Strategies
    • Communication Styles

March Events

  • March 9, 2013   Mount Holyoke College
    Keynote Speaker, Crafting a Life in the Arts Conference

April Events

  • April 29, 2013    
The Academy 
    The Art of Time Management

May Events

  • May 2, 2013    
The Juilliard School 
    Effortless and Effective Networking
  • May 30, 2013    Mt. Sinai School of Medecine AIM Program 
    The Art of Life Balance

July Events

  • July 8 and 9, 2013    
Opera America Leadership Intensive
    The Art of Leadership:  Empowering Yourself to Lead and Leading Others with Dynamic Communication and Conflict Management
  • July 23 and 25, 2013   Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning:  Set Yourself Up for Success and Personal Branding and Networking for Musicians
  • July 29, 2013  So Percussion Summer Institute
    Take Charge of Your Music Career

Fall 2013 Semester Yale School of Music

  • Creating Sustainable Careers in the Arts
  • September 16, 2013  Interview of David Lang (live-streamed)

September Events

  • September 11, 2013    
The Academy 
    The Art of Conflict Management
  • September 19, 2013    The Academy
    Time Management for Arts Leaders
  • September 26, 2013   Pace University
    New Directions Program, Finding Your Passion in the Law

November Events

  • November 14, 2013  Pace University Encores Program
    Career Planning for the Next Phase of Your Life
  • November 17, 2013 Opera America Teaching Artistry Workshop
    Speaking from the Stage for Audience Engagement

2012 Events

Spring Semester Yale School of Music

  • Creating Sustainable Careers in the Arts

February Events

  • February 9, 2012    Cardozo Law School 12:30-1:30 pm
    Goal-Setting and Networking:  Success Strategies for Your Job Search

March Events

  • March 7, 2012  Covington & Burling LLP 12-1:30 pm
    Personal Branding for Lawyers

May Events

  • May 24, 2012   Mt. Sinai Hospital AIM Resident’s Program 12-1pm
    The Art of Life Balance:  How to Balance Career and Family

July Events

  • July 16, 2012    
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning I: Set Yourself Up For Success Workshop
  • July 17, 2012    Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning II: The Keys to Your Successful Music Career Through Branding and Networking Workshop
  • July 18, 2012    Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music, Music in Context Lecture Series
    Creating Successful Music Careers in the 21st Century:  Challenges and Opportunities

Fall Semester Yale School of Music

  • Creating Sustainable Careers in the Arts

September Events

  • September 18, 2012   The Academy 2-4pm
    The Art of Conflict Management

October Events

  • October 16, 2012   The Association of the Bar of the City of New York 8:30-10:00am
    Finding Your Passion in Difficult Economic Times

December Events

  • December 3, 2012  The Juilliard School The Musician as Entrepreneur Class 12:30-2:15pm
    The Art of Career Planning: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

2011 Events

January Events

  • January 19, 2011    Yale School of Music 3-5pm
    Career Planning for Music Entrepreneurs: How To Set Yourself Up for Success
  • January 24, 2011   Yale School of Music  3-5pm
    Time Management for Music Entrepreneurs: How to Master the Top Obstacles to Career Success

February Events

  • February 2 & 4, 2011    Manhattan School of Music/Center for Music Entrepreneurship
    Career Planning for Music Entrepreneurs:  How to Set Yourself Up for Success
  • February 15, 2011   International House, International Leadership Program 7:30-9:00pm
    Take Charge of Your Time: A Leader’s Guide to Making Time Work for You
  • February 24, 2011    The Juilliard School  8-9am
    The Art of Time Management: How to Create Balance and Boost Your Productivity

March Events

  • March 24, 2011   Mt. Sinai Hospital AIM Resident’s Program 12-1pm
    The Art of Life Balance:  How to Design Your Life

April Events

  • April 13, 2011    Yale School of Music 3-5pm
    Career Advancement for Music Entrepreneurs: Branding and Marketing
  • April 18, 2011    Yale School of Music 3-5pm
    Career Advancement for Music Entrepreneurs: Networking, Interviewing and Getting Support
  • April 28, 2011    Manhattan School of Music Woodwind Lab  10am-12pm
    Take Charge of Your Career: A Musician’s Guide to Time Management and Overcoming the Voice of Your Inner Critic

May Events

  • May 19, 2011    Manhattan School of Music Amateur Chamber Music Festival 7-8:30pm
    How to Overcome Your Inner Critic

June Events

  • June 4, 2011  American Composers Orchestra Underwood Readings Professional Development Workshop 1:15-2:00
    The Power of Personal Branding for Composers
  • June 27, 2011   Healthy Wealthy & Smart Radio Interview by Karen Litzy, LPT  1:00-2:00pm
    Networking Savvy http://www.talkingalternative.com/monday-shows/healthy-wealthy-smart
  • June 28, 2011  Covington & Burling LLP 12-1:30 pm
    Dynamic Communication for Lawyers

July Events

  • July 18, 2011    
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning I: Set Yourself Up For Success
  • July 20, 2011    Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning II: The Keys to Your Successful Music Career Through Branding and Networking

August Events

  • August 19, 2011    Stetson University Music Faculty
    The Art of Career Planning:  How to Inspire Yourselves and Your Students to Achieve Professional Success and Creative Renewal

November Events

  • November 9, 2011  The Juilliard School
    Personal Branding for Artists:  How to Share Your Gift
  • November 14, 2011  International House
    Time Management for Leadership Success

December Events

  • December 12  The Juilliard School The Musician as Entrepreneur Class
    The Art of Career Planning: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

2010 Events

January Events

  • January 12, 2010    Yale School of Music (Open to all YSM Students)
    The Art of Goal-Setting: Set Yourself Up For Success
  • January 14, 2010    
Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning: The Keys to Your Successful Music Career Through Branding and Networking
  • January 27, 2010    The Juilliard School
    The Art of Career Planning:  Set Yourself Up For Success

February Events

  • February 3, 2010    The Juilliard School
    Personal Branding for Performing Artists:  How To Share Your Greatness

March Events

  • March 4, 2010    International House, Women’s International Leadership Group, New York, NY
    Couples and Careers Panel

May Events

  • May 4, 2010    
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
    Time Management for Junior Associates
  • May 6, 2010    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
    Dynamic Communication for Mid-Level Associates
  • May 12, 2010    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
    Personal Branding and Conflict Management for Senior Associates
  • May 20, 2010    American Composers Orchestra
    Personal Branding for Composers
  • May 21, 2010    Legal Center Retreat
    Restore…Renew..Rejuvenate
 Sanctuary for Families
  • May 26, 2010    Career Coach Panel sponsored by GuruLoft
    Turning Passion into a Pay Check

July Events

  • July 20, 2010    
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning I:  Set Yourself Up For Success
  • July 22, 2010    Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning II:  The Keys to Your Successful Music Career Through Branding and Networking

September Events

  • September 20, 2010    Manhattan School of Music/Center for Music Entrepreneurship
    Career Planning for Music Entrepreneurs:  How to Set Yourself Up for Success
  • September 25, 2010    Yale School of Music
    Financial Management for Professional Musicians:  How to Become a Music Entrepreneur and Create a Sustainable Career

October Events

  • October 6, 2010    The Juilliard School
    Personal Branding for Musicians and Artists:  How to Share Your Gift
  • October 8, 2010    The Juilliard School
    Career Planning for Music Entrepreneurs:  How to Set Yourself Up for Success
  • October 12, 2010   New York University School of Continuing & Professional Education
    The Power of Dynamic Communication
  • October 13 2010   The Juilliard School
    Networking Intensive for Performing Artists

November Events

  • November 14, 2010    The Juilliard School
    The Art of Goal-Setting:  How to Attain Your Vision of Success
  • November 29, 2010    Healthy, Wealthy and Smart
    Radio Interview with Karen Litzy, MSPT:  How Coaching Can Help You

2009 Events

  • October 7, 2009    The Juilliard School
    The Art of Time Management: The Artist’s Guide on How to Flow through Your Busy Life
  • October 11, 2009   The Juilliard Schoolt >The Art of Goal-Setting:  How to Attain Your Vision of Success
  • October 23 & 27, 2009    The Juilliard School
    The Art of Career Planning:  The Keys to Your Successful Music Career
  • November 7, 2009    Women’s International Leadership Group, International House
    Take Charge of Your Time: A Woman Leader’s Guide to Making Time Work for You
  • December 8, 2009    Mannes School of Music
    The Art of Career Planning: The Keys to Your Successful Music Career