Global Leaders Program

The GLP Approach

The Global Leaders Program empowers a rising generation of change-makers in music to transform lives and communities through an innovative nine-month Executive Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship, Cultural Agency, Teaching Artistry, and Civic Leadership. Led in partnership with nine top universities and think tanks, and a world-class faculty that includes two Nobel Laureates, the Program is offered annually to a select Cohort of 35 of the most promising emerging talents from around the globe.

Video Introduction

The GLP is built for musicians who aspire to lead and seek the 360° tools to get there. Delivering proven results for individuals and organizations.

Participant Profile

GLP Cohort Members are rising change-makers in music from around the world, connected by their proven accomplishments, potential for growth, and persevering commitment to excel.

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The 2018 Cohort brings together a powerful network of 35 rising change-makers in music across five continents, connecting the best and the brightest.

# Nations Represented in 2018 Cohort

Cohort by Sector

  • Pro Orchestra
  • Proj. Founders
  • Teaching Artist
  • Uni. Professors
  • Grad. Students

32%

By generating more value for their organizations, Cohort Members report average 18% & 32% increases in annual income within the first and second years of completing the program.

Earning Growth after 2 Years

Global Reach

The GLP supports social revolutions in music, empowering community development and promoting civic engagement through annual Cohort-led residencies in 30+ countries on five continents.

CONNECT TO YOUR POTENTIAL

Innovative in-person & online methodology adapted to the busy lives of professionals.
Academic modules curated by top universities provide a powerful toolkit.

EXCEL AS A LEADER

Study with a Faculty of pioneers from neuroscience to business.
Limited annually to 35 of the most promising change-makers in music.

TRANSFORM WORLDS

Global Missions to dynamic communities put learning into practice.
Unlock your future in just nine months.

THE GLP JOURNEY

A tailored nine-month curriculum meets the evolving demands of today’s musical landscape, proceeding through twelve Modules that each lay a foundation for the next. The Program pairs the accessibility of online training with the strength of in-person university-led retreats, cultivating a hybrid learning environment that is as efficient as it is effective.


Semester I : The Journey of Discovery

INTRO TO MUSIC & SOCIAL JUSTICE

TEACHING ARTISTRY FOR COMMUNITIES

UNDERSTANDING CONTEXT, MEASURING IMPACT

MUSIC & THE MIND: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH

FRAMEWORKS FOR ADVOCACY & ACTION

SYSTEMS OF MUSIC EDUCATION


Semester II : The Journey to Delivery

CULTURAL AGENCY: ARTS & PROBLEM SOLVING

INTRO TO SOCIAL ENTERPRENEURSHIP

TOOLKIT: ACCOUNTING, LAW, POLICY

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

REVENUE STRATEGIES: PATHS TO FINANCING

SUSTAINED SUCCESS: CREATIVITY & RENEWAL

ACADEMIC CURATORS

Nine world-class institutions guide the design, delivery, and evaluation of twelve transformative Modules. Each Academic Curator brings a highly developed set of institutional resources to the curriculum—combining to form the core of a holistic, innovative, and pragmatic journey for Cohort Members.

 The Schulich School of Music at McGill University is home to a diverse community of musician scholars.. The school offers more than 45 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, and presents hundreds of public events each year.

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) at Harvard University works to contribute to democracy, social progress, and sustainable development throughout the Western hemisphere.

The Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) at Duke University brings together researchers with interests in problems that cross the various social and behavioral sciences, including problems that connect with the humanities and natural sciences. 

The Social Innovation Lab (SIL) at The Johns Hopkins University supports innovative organizations and disruptive technologies that aim to create change, providing social entrepreneurs the tools to develop into thriving ventures that make a measurable impact.

An initiative of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, GSEI fosters innovation generated by cross-sector partnerships to bear on the world’s most pressing problems by emphasizing implementation and measurable social change. 

The OpEx Institute is an expert resource for organizations and individuals to design their enterprise to achieve Operational Excellence. The Institute’s renowned faculty has helped hundreds of global companies from startups to Fortune 500 firms.

The League of American Orchestras leads, supports, and champions America’s orchestras as a nexus of knowledge, innovation, advocacy, and leadership advancement through its conferences, Symphony magazine, and training  programs.

El Sistema USA supports people and organizations inspired by Venezuela’s monumental music education program through conversation and ongoing inquiry into the most effective ways to achieve youth development goals through music instruction. 

The Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. 

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MEDIA FEED

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Miguel Ortega (Saxophone, Spain, GLP 2017 cohort) #GlobalLP

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2017 #GlobalLP Fellow Nathaly Ossa Alzate (Colombia) leads a conference in MADRID on February 27 entitled "The Secret of Inclusion," part of Fundación Botín's lecture series "The ... See more

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#GlobalLP Mission Press: KIPP DC from USA highlights 2018 Cohort Global Leaders Program Mission to Washington, DC.
Local Host: KIPP DC
Global Leaders: Njeri Grevious (violín, USA), Larissa Mattos ... See more

KIPP DC's Northeast and KEY Academies orchestra's perform alongside professional musicians from all over the Americas!

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NEWS FEED

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    Líderes juveniles aprenden a combinar música y educación a orillas del lago Llanquihue. 

    GLP Mission Press: Diario El Mercurio from Chile highlights 2018 Global Leaders Program Full Cohorte Module & Mission to the Los Lagos and Los Ríos regions in Chile.

    #GlobalLP

    02/01/18