Twin Cities Orchestra Leaders 2016 Retreat


A Twin Cities Community Orchestra Leaders’ Retreat

hosted by the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra

Who: Managers, librarians, board members of any interested community orchestras
What: Half-day retreat with optional social following
Where: Bloomington City Plaza Rehearsal Hall (1800 West Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington)
When: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Why: To gather and share best practices in a relaxed and safe environment
Cost: $20 includes a box lunch, coffee and supplies/materials

Orchestras Registered as of September 14 include (in alphabetical order):

Bloomington Symphony Orchestra
Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra
Mississippi Valley Orchestra
Wazyata Symphony Orchestra

Tentative Schedule

10 a.m. Check-in, coffee, materials exchange
10:30 a.m. Introductions
11 a.m. Marketing Best Practices
12:30 p.m. Break
12:45 p.m. Working Lunch – Personnel/Auditions Best Practices
1:45 p.m. Break
2 p.m. Fundraising Best Practices facilitated by Jon Lewis, Metropolitan Symphony
3 p.m. Wrap -up
3:15 p.m. Social at a nearby watering hole

 Register Now! (All fields are required)

Full Name



Organization Street Address

Organization City/State/ZIP

Your Email

Organization Website URL

A Box Lunch from Jimmy John's is included as part of the registration fee. The box lunch includes a sandwich (choose from options below), chips, cookie and a pickle spear.

I would like to pay by (choose one):
PayPal - $21 (includes processing fee and will be invoiced at email address)Check - $20 (payable to Bloomington Symphony Orchestra and sent to 1800 West Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington, MN 55431)

For more information, contact Sara Kleinsasser Tan, General Manager of the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra at If you’d like to facilitate the marketing or auditions sessions, let Sara know!