Arts Entrepreneurship

Arts Entrepreneurship Presented by Eric J. Lapin. How should we best be preparing students for sustainable lives in the arts?  This talk will look at the historical role of the arts, current education models, and the skills needed for the current marketplace. Click here for the Speakers Bureau Application.

Music and Politics

Music and Politics Presented by Eric J. Lapin. An in-depth look at the relationship between political structures and musical movements.  Depending upon the interests of the group, this talk can include Beethoven’s Musical Treatment from Napoleon to Hitler, Baroque Music and Absolutism, Mozart and the Enlightenment, Jim Crow and Jazz, or many others. Click here … Read more

Classical Music History (including any specific artists or individual composers)

Classical Music History (including any specific artists or individual composers) Presented by Eric J. Lapin. Can include specific descriptions of different eras, major works, and/or individual composers.  Any talk will feature in-depth historical context and stories about major composers of the time period. Click here for the Speakers Bureau Application.

Jazz History (including any sub-genres or individual artists)

Jazz History (including any sub-genres or individual artists) Presented by Eric J. Lapin. A discussion of jazz history from its inception in New Orleans through the modern day.  This talk can easily be tailored to fit the interests of the particular group and can include any combination of eras/styles, a broad overview, a focus on … Read more