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Six Priorities for Arts Leadership in Times of Crisis
Since the onset of COVID-19, our work as arts leaders has changed dramatically with our personal and professional priorities shifting continuously. This new reality has brought into sharp focus the need for a new arts leadership mindset to help us navigate through this crisis.
This session will bring careful analysis and strategies towards the six main priorities for a sustainable future.
Tim Sharp is an active choral conductor, researcher and writer with a varied career in executive positions in higher education, recording, and publishing. He is former executive director of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) and currently board member of the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM). Prior to his leadership of ACDA, Tim was Dean of Fine Arts at the Rhodes College in Memphis (TN), and earlier, Director of Choral Activities at Belmont University, Nashville.
Tim has conducted university, community, church, and children’s choirs, and is in his twelfth year as the artistic director/conductor of the Tulsa Chorale. He is a Life Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge University, with degrees in music and conducting from The School of Church Music of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Belmont University, and Bluefield College.