Workshops

How can I help you enhance your lecture series—and actively engage and motivate participants?

I offer workshops on a wide range of topics to help musicians build successful and rewarding careers.

And I love working with groups—designing and delivering custom presentations tailored to specific audiences.

With essential content delivered through stories and engaged participation, I facilitate interactive learning experiences. Whether it’s through brainstorming, problem solving, or networking role-plays—we all learn by doing.

Workshops

How can I help you enhance your lecture series—and actively engage and motivate participants?

I offer workshops on a wide range of topics to help musicians build successful and rewarding careers.

And I love working with groups—designing and delivering custom presentations tailored to specific audiences.

With essential content delivered through stories and engaged participation, I facilitate interactive learning experiences. Whether it’s through brainstorming, problem solving, or networking role-plays—we all learn by doing.

With essential content delivered through stories and engaged participation, I facilitate interactive learning experiences.

Whether it’s through brainstorming, problem solving, or networking role-plays—we all learn by doing.

“Thank so much for your inspiring and brilliant keynote at our conference in Oslo last week. With your strong experience, deep knowledge and clear mind, you made a substantial and very important contribution to our conference!”

Eirik Birkeland

President, AEC: Association of European Conservatories

“Angela’s dynamic presentation was the highlight of our pre-conference seminar . . . Everyone left the session with thought-provoking ideas and a renewed energy!”

Lesley McAllister

Associate Professor of Piano, Baylor University, NCKP Co-Chair Pedagogy Student Committee

“The students were fully engaged and your method of involving them was outstanding.”

Jonathan Haas

Faculty, NYU

“Angela’s approach to encouraging pragmatic and realistic goals is amazing.”

Mariam Adam

clarinetist, Imani Winds festival

Here are some examples of workshops I’ve offered, but I love nothing more than custom-building content to fit your specific audience’s needs and interests.

Your 5 Next Career Success Moves
Explore the next strategic actions you can take to advance your career. Learn how to leverage your strengths, contacts, and opportunities. Learn the traps to avoid and the success habits to adopt. Designing your future life can start now.

Creating the Business Blueprint for Your Artistic Career
The key elements of a business plan can help you achieve more as a creative artist. Gain clarity about your purpose, intention, assets, and opportunities. Try out three business concepts musicians can put into use immediately.

Secrets to Effortless Networking
Learn how to connect with people in an authentic, genuine way. Fine-tune your “Elevator Introduction,” and perfect your performance invitations. Learn the essentials for putting your best self forward in any networking situation.

Dynamic Promotional Materials for Musicians
What makes a winning promotional photo, Bio, CV, and online profiles? Develop your analytical editing skills; leave with insights to enhance any promotional effort.

Grantwriting & Fundraising Basics for Musicians
Whether it’s online, via direct mail, grant proposal, or through in-person meetings, you need to be able to “make the ask.” This is how.

To discuss customizing a presentation to fit your needs, contact me HERE.

“Hearing your advice, insight, and stories is something I needed, and I would like to express my gratitude for your words of encouragement and your BELIEF in our futures, in our potential and ability to make our own careers, at whatever level is right for us. You have quite a gift for reminding people of their own self-worth and the potential each one of us has to unlock it.”

Allison Mion

soprano

“Your presentation was right on target for our students, and I could hardly be more pleased.”

Paul D. Bauer

Director, Northern Illinois University School of Music

“The information you presented is so important. I was reminded again what a unique and needed gap you’re filling for musicians by giving them the tools to redefine success and then make a plan to reach those new goals. We would love to have you join us again!”

Sara Thomas

editor, Classical Singer on the 2016 convention

Here’s a partial list of the institutions at which I’ve been privileged to present:

Conservatories & Universities
The Juilliard School
Oberlin Conservatory
Eastman School of Music
Colburn Conservatory
Royal College of Music, London
Peabody Institute
Toho Gakuen School of Music, Tokyo
Guildhall School, London
Birmingham Conservatoire, UK
University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
Kunitachi College of Music, Tokyo * visiting professorship

Conference Presentations
National Association of Schools of Music
Association of Performing Arts Presenters
Chamber Music America
National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy
Association of Arts Administration Educators
International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy
Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association

Festival Presentations
Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival
Madeline Island Chamber Music Festival
National Repertory Orchestra

Let’s discuss how a customized presentation might fit your needs.

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