Overtones is the semi-annual magazine of the Curtis Institute of Music. The latest issue highlights Curtis’s unique conducting fellows program, residencies by today’s leading composers, a compelling new way of presenting string quartets in performance, and more.
California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA) presented its second national conference,
“Arts in Corrections: Building Bridges to the Future,” in collaboration with the
William James Association and Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los
Angeles from June 25-30, 2017. A total of 262 persons from 23 states and the
United Kingdom participated in this professional development conference for arts
organizations and artists who provide arts education for persons confined in
correctional institutions and for those re-entering society. Campus housing and
meals also provided a supportive environment for much needed mutual support
and networking for this community of artists who often work in isolation in intense
situations. In addition to stimulating keynote speakers, the conference
showcased best practices from the field, including curriculum development and
evaluation, provided opportunities for small groups to discuss discipline-specific
and venue-specific issues, and offered art classes with 21 master artists. Please
see the attached program guide for a complete list of activities and presenters'
biographies as well as the separate course catalog that describes the master art