Executive Director



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July 5, 2017 — Sometimes a simple connection takes on a life of its own. Read more from executive director Melinda Steffy about the making of the Hill-Freedman album, "First Verse".   Four and a ...
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June 14, 2017 — We've had an inspiring year here at LiveConnections. 4600 participants in our educational programs, 5 commissions of new concert music, more than 45 tremendously talented artists. Take ...
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... since 2008 12 commissions of boundary-crossing music You get the idea. But so much of what LiveConnections does can't be quantified. LiveConnections celebrates diversity, through musicians and ...
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March 1, 2017 — "Seeds that grew into branches." That's how vocalist Allen Pinkney described spirituals' influence on other styles of music, such as blues, jazz, gospel and hip-hop. Read more from executive ...
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Tags: Melinda Steffy, Executive Director, Rebecca Harris, Lela Aisha Jones, Joanna Pascale, Josh Robinson, Yolanda Wisher, Duende, Gabriel Cabezas, Chloe Felesina, Alyssa Weinberg, Jordan Dodson, Nathea ...
February 2, 2017 — With "collaborative music-making" as part of our mission, we get to cross paths with a lot of remarkable people. Read more from executive director Melinda Steffy about what some of our ...
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December 1, 2016 — If you've followed LiveConnections for any length of time, you'll know we talk a lot about "collaboration." WHY do we focus so much on collaboration? Because we have seen that when people ...
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November 1, 2016 — LiveConnections' executive director Melinda Steffy reflects on "lighting sparks" and ways that LiveConnections' programs inspire passion and enthusiasm. Includes updates on our "A Day ...
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Tags: Big Hurrah, Helen Leicht, Connector Award, Melinda Steffy, Executive Director, A Day in My Life, Philadelphia Orchestra, Kinan Abou-Afach, Bridget Kibbey, Benito Meza, Samuel Torres, home
September 1, 2016 — LiveConnections' executive director Melinda Steffy reflects on ideas of "home" through our Connector Award honoring Helen Leicht, our "A Day in My Life" album created with Houston School ...
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