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News, Announcements, and Current Projects

November Issue of On Our Minds Features John Carnwath, Dr. Thomas Wolf, and Jane Culbert
This issue features a reflection on the City Museum, a discussion of the National Instrumentalist Mentoring and Advancement Network, and a consideration of the changes small regional organizations undergo as they grow. 

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New Special Issue of On Our Minds Reflects on Leadership Retreats
This past summer, the Cambridge office of WolfBrown together with our colleague, Stanford Thompson, experimented with a three-day workshop designed as a deep dive into the skills needed by a next generation of arts and cultural leaders. 

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Steven Holochwost Presents at the 2019 Arts Education Partnership Annual Convening
Steven Holochwost and Carina Del Rosario presented a session titled "Enhancing Outcomes Among Special Education Students: The Highline Creative Schools Initiative" at the 2019 Arts Education Partnership Annual Convening.

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Thomas Wolf Releases His Newest Book, The Nightingale's Sonata
Spanning generations, from the shores of the Black Sea to the glittering concert halls of New York, The Nightingale's Sonata is a richly woven tapestry centered around violin virtuoso Lea Luboshutz. 

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A message from Sanuja Goonetilleke in the Cambridge Office of WolfBrown
As of June 14, I will be leaving the US, and therefore, my role here at WolfBrown. In order to be closer to my family, I will be moving to South or South East Asia. I am very grateful to have known, worked with, and learned from you all. Thank you, and I look forward to reading about the inspiring and imperative work WolfBrown and clients will continue to engage in.

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TYA Today Publishes a New Article on WolfBrown's Research with The New Victory Theater
The article, "Giving Voice to Young Audiences", discusses the takeaways from 5-year research endeavor for The New Victory Theater's Schools with the Performing Arts Reach Kids (SPARK) program.

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Taking Note: Parsing Rigor in Arts Education Studies
Steven Holochwost offers his thoughts on rigor in arts education research in a new blog post for the National Endowment for the Arts. 

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Teaching Artist Companion to Aesthetic Perspectives
A new publication developed by Animating Democracy, a program of Americans for the Arts, in collaboration with WolfBrown more >>
Liberating Academic Mindsets Through Culturally Responsive Arts Integration
A new report on Arts Corps' Highline Creative Schools Initiative by WolfBrown and MEMconsultants
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Making Music, Promoting Development: The Power of Practice
A chapter by Dennie Palmer Wolf, Steven Holochwost, and Judith Hill Bose in the new volume, Music Learning As Youth Development.
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Performing Arts Ticket Buyer Media Usage Study
Results of a Survey of North American Ticket Buyers by WolfBrown and Capacity Interactive.
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Lullaby: Being Together, Being Well
Since 2011, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute has pioneered a lullaby program that pairs skilled musicians with expectant or recent mothers, many of whom are raising young families under stressful conditions: single parenthood, temporary housing, or incarceration. This report by Dennie Palmer Wolf shares early, qualitative findings from 10 lullaby projects in the New York City region. more >>

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Of questions and canyons
Dennie Palmer Wolf's essay is one of 15 essays published in The Teacher You Want to Be: Essays about Children, Learning, and Teaching. This collection of essays explores questions about education stimulated by the remarkable pre-schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy. more >>
Four Keys to Cultivating a Donor
Featured in Guidestar's October 2015 newsletter, this article by Dr. Thomas Wolf discusses four key concepts for successful donor cultivation. more >>

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No. 32 | published 2017
Deserving of Trust: Helping A Nonprofit Board Toward Good Governance
Good governance starts with accurate self-diagnosis. How is this done? Who does it? Who has the credibility to convince the majority of board members that such actions are necessary? These questions and more are explored in the latest volume of Sounding Board.  more >>
 
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