Shenandoah University will host two of the nation’s most prominent arts management leaders for a campus and community discussion at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, in the Glaize Studio Theatre of Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre. This event is free and open to the public.

Michael Kaiser, president of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and Terrence Jones, president & CEO of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, will offer their perspectives on the state of the arts and give examples of how they built nationally and internationally recognized organizations and programs.

Topics include the challenges in today’s non-profit organizations, career advice for young professionals and their own experiences in non-profit management.

This panel was organized by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Arts Management Ricki Marion’s arts management project management class. The group set out to expose students in the arts management program to working professionals in the field. Aiming high, they extended their first invitations to Kaiser and Jones, both of whom have a commitment to education and the performing arts.

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