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 professional certificate in Civic Leadership, Teaching Artistry, Cultural Agency, and Social Entrepreneurship. Led in partnership with nine world-class academic institutions, the Program is offered annually to a select Cohort of 35 of the most promising international talents from around the globe.

Video Introduction

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

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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

Participants 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.

Average Income Growth after 2 Years

CONNECT TO YOUR POTENTIAL

Innovative 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.


Semester I

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

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

9 world-class institutions guide the design, delivery, and evaluation of Modules.

McGill Schulich School of Music
Duke Social Science Research Institute
El Sistema USA
Harvard University
Georgetown University
League American Orchestra
Institute for Operational Excellence
Foundation Center
Social Innovation Lab - John Hopkins University

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THE GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAM — Followinga rigorous application process involving...

Thrilled to welcome the 2018 Cohort of The Global Leaders Program. The 9-month journey of these rising change-makers in music begins this week!

Following a rigorous application process involving hundreds of top international musicians, a carefully selected Cohort of 35 promising change-makers in music begins the GLP Journey on September ... See more

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Thanks to BSO OrchKids for your support and partnership in 2017!

Congratulations to Site Manager Mollie Westbrook for her successful completion of the YOA The Global Leaders Program She graduated in August and won the "Outstanding Merit Award" for her final ... See more

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The Global Leaders Program

Congrats to the exceptional and inspiring 2017 GLP Cohort on yesterday's graduation from The Global Leaders Program! For 9-months we've shared an unforgettable journey, brought to life by your ... See more

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THE GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAM — The Global Leaders Program is thrilled to announce...

Congrats to the exceptional and inspiring 2017 GLP Cohort on yesterday's graduation from The Global Leaders Program! For 9-months we've shared an unforgettable journey, brought to life by your ... See more

The Global Leaders Program is thrilled to announce the graduation of its 2017 Cohort on August 28, 2017. This marks the culmination of a nine-month journey that has included more than 65 hours of ... See more

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