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A Musical Impulse: Unlocking Creativity for the Individual, the Culture, and the Economy

Monday, October 27, 2014


Robert Blocker 
The Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music and Professor of Piano, Yale School of Music 

Gao Jianjin 
President, Institute of Music Education, Central Conservatory of Music 

Klaus Heymann 
Chairman, Naxos Group of Companies 

Wang Cizhao 
President, Central Conservatory of Music 

Yu Long 
Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, China Philharmonic Orchestra; Music Director, Shanghai and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestras; Founding Artistic Director, Beijing Music Festival 

The Panel:
The panel will explore the values of music in educating young artists for the world ahead, and the importance of finding bridges of understanding that lead to common ground. For example, the experience of playing in an orchestra should reflect the values of self-discipline, initiative, collaboration, tolerance of other ideas, and curiosity about seeking different solutions. 

Convened by the Yale School of Music.

Invitation-only Event