Peabody Institute to Host Panel Discussing a Post-Covid Music Industry

The event, titled “The Next Normal: Arts Innovation and Resilience in a Post-Covid World,” will be free to watch online

Conductor Marin Alsop, one of the symposium's panelists

Johns Hopkins University's Peabody Institute will hold a virtual symposium on February 10, 2021 featuring prominent artists and administrators.

Moderated by Peabody’s Dean Fred Bronstein, the first panel will discuss the role and expectations of artists, in addition to the skills they will need in a changing future. It will feature conductor Marin Alsop, musician Thomas Dolby, composer Du Yun, pianist Stephen Hough, bandleader Sean Jones, and director Peter Sellars.

The second panel will focus on the long-term impact of Covid-19 on organizations, anticipated audience trends, and the role of technology. The panel will include chief executives Afa Dworkin of the Sphinx Organization, Margaret Lioi of Chamber Music America, Deborah Rutter of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Marc Scorca of OPERA America, and Simon Woods of the League of American Orchestras.

The third panel will highlight the pandemic’s impact on arts fundraising. It will feature arts funders such as Ben Cameron of the Jerome Foundation, Anita Contini of Bloomberg Philanthropies, and Susan Feder of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

You can register for the symposium here: