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Symposium: Innovation in the Ensemble Arts

March 22 at 6:30 pm9:30 pm


Dr. Tim Sharp, executive director of the American Choral Directors Association, headlines this symposium evening to lead a keynote discussion in “Innovation in the Ensemble Arts.” Attendees will explore trends, challenges, solutions, and collaborative ideas that will shape the future of the ensemble arts in Hawai‘i.

Dr. Tim Sharp will be joined by Mr. Jonathan Parrish of the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra and Mr. Barett Hoover of Hawai‘i Opera Theatre. Both will discuss innovation in their own work here in Hawai‘i.

Food will be served. All are welcome.

Central questions of the symposium will be:

  • How do we remain relevant with contemporary audiences, both within the historical canon and contemporary art?
  • How do arts organization program to engage new audiences?
  • How our educational system enhance topics of relevancy and programming challenges vis-a-vis audience development?


UH Mānoa: Music Room 36
2411 Dole St.
Honolulu, HI 96822
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