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A performance set for a new Global Conversations Ensemble, with new compositions, will be performed in June 2018. The performance set will have at least eight compositions for the new ensemble Global Conversations. Audience feedback will be collected at the first concert and used to improve the set. 2: A final public performance of the newly created Global Conversations Ensemble led by Pavan will be held in Nov 2016. Feedback from the first concert and more rehearsals after June will help fine tune the performance set for Nov. Audience feedback will be gathered in Nov too. A six member Ensemble would be created.
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Tabla artist, composer and teacher A. Pavan will create a new Minneapolis ensemble, Global Conversations, conduct workshops, rehearsals, and hold two public performances of new compositions in an innovative format.
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Officer at -Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.
Nicholas Gaudette: Bassist and Arts Board grantee; active with Hear Here Live Music and Movement Festival, Cherry Spoon collective; Janis Lane-Ewart: Long-time arts administrator and consultant; development officer at KBEM Jazz88; Elizabeth Larson: School music teacher; freelance musician; John Munson: Musician with The New Standards and The Twilight Hours; Arts Board grantee; Betsy Neil: Violinist and fiddler; elementary school music and orchestra teacher; Stephen Pelkey: Music faculty at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; cellist with Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Rochester Chamber Music Society; Andrew Stermer: Composer, producer, and percussionist