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APAP|NYC 2013 Press Releases
12.31.12 APAP|NYC 2013 Announces Free Pre-conference Forums. In addition to a lineup of professionals from the jazz and world music worlds, Philadelphia’s Mayor Michael A. Nutter will deliver a keynote speech.
Two daylong pre-conference events at APAP|NYC 2013 will focus on the trends, challenges and business in the fields of jazz and world music. The Jazz Connect Conference (Thursday, Jan. 10 and Friday, January 11) organized by JazzTimes in conjunction with the Jazz Forward Coalition with support from the Association of Performing Arts Presenters, will feature the Honorable Michael A. Nutter, the Mayor of Philadelphia as the keynote speaker at noon, Thursday, January 10 at the Hilton New York in New York City. The World Music Conference (Thursday, Jan. 10 and Friday, January 11), organized by Dmitri Vietze of StoryAmp and rock paper scissors, inc., will focus on key areas of the music business (labels, technology, touring), and will highlight new developments and helpful tools for professionals in the world music realm.
12.27.12 Arts Presenters Announces 2013 Award Winners. On the Boards, Philip Horn and Judith Jamison honored as leaders in the performing arts field.
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters announces the 2013 Annual APAP Awards recipients, whose service to the performing arts has had a significant impact on the industry and on communities worldwide. The winners will be honored at a luncheon, noon, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at the Hilton New York in New York City. The event is part of APAP|NYC, the association’s annual conference and the world’s largest gathering of performing arts professionals.
12.20.12 Arts Presenters Announces APAP|NYC 2013 Speakers Lineup. Rosanne Cash, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Reggie Watts, Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR), Liz Lerman and Ruby Lerner to speak at annual gathering.
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters announces the featured speakers lineup for APAP|NYC 2013, the association’s annual conference and largest convening of arts industry leaders Jan. 11-15 in New York City. Among the keynote speakers are a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, a Tony Award-winning Broadway composer, an Obie Award-winning playwright and leaders in the field of technology, education, philanthropy, arts administration and performance.
11.20.12 APAP Showcases Young Musicians at Carnegie Hall. Classical music artists gain business skills and perform at historic venue during APAP|NYC 2013.
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters announces two soloists and two ensembles selected for the 2013 Young Performers Career Advancement program. Gabriel Cabezas (cello), Gabriela Martinez (piano), Sybarite5 and the Linden String Quartet have been chosen from a highly competitive field of classical music applicants to participate in the APAP 2013 YPCA program.
APAP|NYC 2012 Press Releases
1.20.12 Alicia Adams Honored with APAP Fan Taylor Award for Exemplary Service to the Presenting Field. Vice President of International Programming and Dance at The Kennedy Center and other arts leaders receive awards at APAP|NYC 2012.
The annual APAP awards ceremony and luncheon on Monday, January 9, 2012, honored Alicia Adams as recipient of the Fan Taylor Distinguished Service Award for Exemplary Service to the Field of Professional Presenting. Adams is the vice president of international programming and dance at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The Fan Taylor award is presented as a surprise award to an individual whose outstanding service, creative thinking and leadership have had a significant impact on the profession of presenting or on the Association of Performing Arts Presenters.
12.19.11 APAP|NYC 2012 hosts JazzConnect: Building Jazz Culture – Local to Global The Association of Performing Arts Presenters features jazz – its leaders, masters and music – at annual performing arts industry conference in New York City.
APAP will host a series of special sessions devoted to jazz and jazz musicians at the organization’s conference APAP|NYC Jan. 6-10, 2012, in New York City. The conference is the largest annual gathering of performing arts industry professionals, and the jazz track offers both free and registration-required events.
11.18.11 Arts Presenters Announces APAP|NYC 2012 Speakers Lineup. Carol Coletta, John Kani, Diane Paulus, Ben Cameron, Liz Lerman and others to speak at plenary and professional development sessions.
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters is pleased to announce the speakers lineup for APAP|NYC 2012, the association’s annual conference and largest convening of arts industry leaders. This year’s conference theme of Owning the Road Ahead asks both speakers and conference attendees to reflect on new ways of facilitating community engagement. APAP|NYC takes place Jan. 6-10, 2012 in New York City and draws more than 3,400 participants.
11.8.11 Arts Presenters Announces 2012 Award Winners. White Bird Dance, Ben Cameron and George Wein honored as leaders in the performing arts field.
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters announces the 2012 Annual APAP Awards recipients, whose service to the performing arts has had a significant impact on the industry and on communities worldwide. The winners will be honored at a luncheon, noon, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2012 at the Hilton New York in New York City. The event is part of APAP|NYC, the association’s annual conference and the world’s largest gathering of performing arts professionals.
11.1.11 Arts Presenters Announces Participants of the 2012 Young Performers Career Advancement Program. Young professional performers to be showcased at Carnegie Hall at APAP|NYC 2012.
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters announces the four soloists and one ensemble selected for the 2012 Young Performers Career Advancement program. Sebastian Bäverstam (cello), Michael Brown (piano), Benjamin Hochman (piano), Rachel Lee (violin), and the Catalyst Quartet have been chosen from a highly competitive field of classical music applicants to participate in the APAP 2012 YPCA program.
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters, based in Washington, D.C., is the national service and advocacy organization dedicated to developing and supporting a robust performing arts presenting field and the professionals who work within it. Our 1,500 national and international members represent leading performing arts centers, municipal and university performance facilities, nonprofit performing arts centers, culturally specific organizations, foreign governments, as well as artist agencies, managers, touring companies, and national consulting practices that serve the field, and a growing roster of self-presenting artists. As a leader in the field, APAP works to effect change through advocacy, professional development, resource sharing and civic engagement. APAP is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization governed by a volunteer board of directors and led by President & CEO Mario Garcia Durham. In addition to presenting the annual APAP|NYC conference - the world's leading forum and marketplace for the performing arts (January 6-10, 2012) - APAP continues to be the industry's leading resource, knowledge and networking destination for the advancement of performing arts presenting.