2021 Music GPS Level 1



Webinar

9/20/2019 9:00:00 PM

2021 Music GPS Level 1

2021

Smith Grindberg, Michelle

Rivers Buford

Webinar

Scoring Closed

Materials

Panelists (7)

  • County: Lee County

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County: Lee

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  • Development Director, Southwest Florida Symphony, Fort Myers, FL
  • Former Programming and Outreach Coordinator, National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs, New York
  • BA, Psychology, with a focus in social work, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
  • County: Miami-Dade County

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County: MiamiDade

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  • Founding Producing Artistic Director, Florida Shakespeare Theater, Miami, promoting open access to classical theater in South Florida for over 15 years.
  • Florida Shakespeare Theater is a member of the Folger Shakespeare Theater Education Partnership.
  • Director of the Laura Ruchala Shakespeare scholarship program and founder of the International Original Shakespeare Music Competition.
  • Awarded with the Woman of the Year for Arts & Entertainment 2019 “In the Company of Women” Awards, Miami-Dade County, for work promoting open access to the arts.
  • Studied Humanities at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan.


  • County: Escambia County

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County: Escambia

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  • Artistic Director/Principal Conductor, Pensacola Opera (il Trovatore)
  • Guest Conductor, Shreveport Opera (Marriage of Figaro, Man of La Mancha) 
  • Previously guest conductor with San Diego Opera, Washington National Opera, Nashville Opera, Tulsa Opera, San Antonio Opera, Shreveport Opera, Anchorage Opera, Fresno Grand Opera, Opera Naples, Opera Roanoke, Lake George Opera, Chautauqua Opera, and Ash Lawn-Highland Festival
  • B.M., Piano Performance with emphasis on Coaching and Accompanying, West Virginia University
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  • Executive Director, C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective, New York
  • Fundraising Committee Chair, Board of Directors, coLAB Arts
  • Cofounder and Artistic Director of The Secret Opera
  • Event Coordinator & Administrative Assistant, LongPoint Group (nonprofit consulting group)
  • Master of Music in Vocal Performance, Mannes College The New School for Music; Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance, Westminster Choir College of Rider University
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  • Music Therapist / Partnership Coordinator, MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 30+ years in music therapy and music education: Questar Assessments, Ward-Brodt Music Mall, JAM Music Studio, Dean Medical Center, Faribault Regional Center
  • Past President, present member, Music Therapy Association of Minnesota
  • Ph.D., Neurologic Music Therapy, Colorado State University
  • County: Palm Beach County

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County: PalmBeach

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  • Director of Annual Giving Programs, Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida
  • Previously Executive Director, Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona; Director of Annual Giving, University of Arizona Foundation
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Arizona
  • D.M. in Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix
  • County: Miami-Dade County

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County: MiamiDade

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  • Senior Director, Foundation Relations, University of Miami (Retired)
  • Executive Director, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Miami, Florida
  • Executive Director of the Music Conservatory of Westchester in White Plains, NY.
  • Graduate of the Manhattan School of Music with a master of music degree in flute performance and musicology.