2020 International Conference

Affinity Groups

Opportunities for members to connect and discuss topics of common interest.

Unless otherwise specified, times listed are Eastern Daylight Time.

Shabbat | Friday October 2, 6:00 pm
Mara Sapon-Shevin, Facilitator

FYC Listening Party for Recording Academy Voting Members Only | Sunday October 4, 7:00–9:00 pm
Paul Reisler, Facilitator
If you would like to have the group listen to a project that is eligible this year, please send a song (or a sampler that is less than 5 minutes in length), and a one paragraph bio to Ryan Benyo, ryan@kidpanalley.org

FYC/Grammy Process Discussion | Monday October 5, 1:00 pm
Dana Cohenour and Jonathan Sprout, Facilitators

New England Region | Monday October 5, 5:30 pm
Stacey Peasley, Facilitator

Sharing Music, Theater, Programs, Content, Tools, Resources, Practices, Strategies for Reaching, Teaching, Engaging Teens and Young Adults (Age 16-25) of all abilities | Tuesday October 6, 1:00 pm
Lisa Sniderman, Facilitator

Early Childhood: teachers (music or classroom) and youth librarians | Tuesday October 6, 5:15–6:00 pm
Carole Stephens, Facilitator

Brainstorming: Sharing Ideas of How To Find Performance Opportunities During the Covidian Era | Wednesday October 7, 12:30–2:00 pm
Joanie Calem, Facilitator

Great Lakes Region | Thursday October 8, 9:00–10:00 am
Lisa Heintz & Joanie Calem, Facilitators

Our Legacies: Exploring How to Make Available Our Bodies of Work…Songs, Lesson Plans, Teaching Methods, and Lots More…for the Next Generation | Thursday October 8, 12:30–1:30pm
Ruth Pelham and Kim Wallach, Facilitators

White Anti-Racist Music-Makers | Thursday October 8, 5:15–6:45 pm
Brian Caselli Jordan, Facilitator

NY Metro Region | Friday October 9, 5:00 pm
Nancy Hershatter, Facilitator

Shabbat | Friday October 9, 6:00 pm
Mara Sapon-Shevin, Facilitator

Fighting Sexism and Uplifting Women in the Music Industry | Saturday October 10, 5:45 pm
Joanie Leeds, Facilitator

Breakfast with the BOD (for Eastern Time Zones) | Sunday October 11, 9:00 am
CMN Board of Directors

Breakfast with the BOD (for Western Time Zones) | Sunday October 11, 9:00 am PT
CMN Board of Directors