INSTITUTIONS

INSTITUTIONAL CURATORS

9 world-class Institutional Curators—leading academic organizations and think tanks—guide the design, delivery, and evaluation of Modules.

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The guidance of Curating Institutions ensuring that the wide-ranging GLP Module curriculum is guided at all times by leading academics and cutting-edge thinkers.

# Live Seminar Hours

CIVIC LEADERSHIP TEACHING ARTISTRY CULTURAL AGENCY SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

The GLP’s tailored curriculum proceeds through 12 curated Modules that build an integrated toolkit around four central themes essential to the next generation of change-makers in music.

Four Pillars of the Curriculum

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Curating Institutions ensure a learning progression where expertise is sequentially built along a pathway to graduation. Practitioner guest speakers augment learnings with real-world advice.

# Transformative Modules

2018 MODULE CURATORS

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

McGill University, The Schulich School of Music

Curated GLP Modules
– TEACHING ARTISTRY FOR COMMUNITIES
– MUSIC & THE MIND: A COGNITIVE APPROACH
– EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS

The Schulich School of Music at McGill University, located in downtown Montreal, is home to a diverse community of performers, composers, music theorists, musicologists, educators, scientists, and engineers. The school offers more than 45 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, and presents hundreds of public events each year.

Duke University, The Social Science Research Institute

Curated GLP Modules
– UNDERSTANDING CONTEXT, MEASURING IMPACT
– FRAMEWORKS FOR ADVOCACY & ACTION

The Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) at Duke University has the core mission to catalyze pioneering social science research and methods and their broad application. SSRI 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. SSRI promotes multidisciplinary collaboration among such scholars as they work on important social issues that are challenging to address fully from within any given discipline.

El Sistema USA

Curated GLP Modules
– MUSIC & SOCIAL JUSTICE
– EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS

El Sistema USA is a support and advocacy network for people and organizations inspired by Venezuela’s monumental music education program. El Sistema USA believes that El Sistema is more than a philosophy; it’s a conversation; it’s an ongoing inquiry into the most effective ways to achieve youth development goals through the rigors and rewards of orchestral music instruction. 

Harvard University, The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Curated GLP Module
– CULTURAL AGENCY: THE ARTS & PROBLEM SOLVING

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) at Harvard University works to increase knowledge of the cultures, economies, histories, environment, and contemporary affairs of Latin America; to foster cooperation and understanding among the peoples of the Americas; and to contribute to democracy, social progress, and sustainable development throughout the hemisphere.

Georgetown University, Global Social Enterprise Initiative

Curated GLP Module
– INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

The Georgetown Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) brings the power and innovation generated by cross-sector partnerships to bear on the world’s most pressing problems by emphasizing implementation and measurable social change.  As an initiative of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, GSEI strives to expose career professionals and students to how social, economic, and environmental (SEE) value can facilitate large-scale and lasting change.

The League of American Orchestras

Curated GLP Module
– TOOLKIT: ACCOUNTING, LAW, POLICY


The League of American Orchestras leads, supports, and champions America’s orchestras and the vitality of the music they perform. The only national organization dedicated solely to the orchestral experience, the League is a nexus of knowledge, innovation, advocacy, and leadership advancement. Its conferences and events, award-winning Symphony magazine, website, and other publications inform people around the world about orchestral activity and developments.

The Institute for Operational Excellence

Curated GLP Module
– OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

The Institute for Operational Excellence is a recognized leader and expert resource for organizations and individuals who want 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 – with a wide range of offerings including training events, online teaching, conference speakers, and informational articles.

The Foundation Center

Curated GLP Module
– REVENUE STRATEGIES: PATHS TO FINANCING

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. The Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on US and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.

The Johns Hopkins University, Social Innovation Lab

Curated GLP Module
– SUSTAINED SUCCESS: CREATIVITY & RENEWAL

The Social Innovation Lab (SIL) at The Johns Hopkins University supports innovative nonprofits, mission-driven companies, and disruptive technologies that aim to create change and opportunity. SIL has supported 62 startups, helping them raise millions in funding and impact the lives of more than 250,000 people. SIL provides social entrepreneurs the tools and resources they need to develop into thriving, sustainable ventures that make a measurable impact.

“The Global Leaders Program radically transformed my perception of the impact that music can achieve.”

Manuel Figueroa, Double Bass, Chile (2013 Cohort)
Founder – Chamber Music Festival of Chile