Having a Career Beyond the Young Artist Program
Moderator(s): Janice Mayer, arts consultant
Speaker(s): Jesse Blumberg, baritone; Carol Kirkpatrick, author of ARIA READY: The Business of Singing; Leah Wool, mezzo-soprano
It’s not only what you know, it’s also who you know!
OPERA America brings you closer to the people you need to know, including managers, arts administrators and fellow artists at Making Connections — professional development and networking events in New York City. Come hear informative panel discussions with influential professionals in the field followed by receptions where you can enjoy refreshments and conversations with your peers.
Young artist programs can be great stepping stones for early career singers but they are not necessarily the key to success. The singers on this panel will discuss:
• Important steps to take after completing a program
• Carving out your own career path without a young artist program