UWC Webinar or Lecture – Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Brett Mitchell (Music Director of the Colorado Symphony)
“Conducting Business: Lessons from the Podium”
You do not want to miss this informative and entertaining presentation by the extremely gifted yet humble Music Director of the Colorado Symphony, who gave his first public performance as a conductor at the age of 16. Hailed for presenting engaging, in-depth explorations of thoughtfully curated programs, Brett Mitchell has led the orchestra in the majority of its classical subscription programs every season, as well as a wide variety of special programs featuring guest artists including Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, and Renee Fleming. Brett regularly collaborates with the world’s leading soloists.
Conductor Mitchell will share his journey in music and the lessons in leadership that he learned along the way. You will hear about his fascinating journey leading to his appointment as Music Director of a major symphony orchestra at the age of only 37.
Brett will also discuss the Colorado Symphony’s unique business model and its day-to-day workings.