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March 22, 2019 | 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Schaver Music Recital Hall | Map
480 W. Hancock
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Department of Music Professor Chris Collins and guests form the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation present the Valade Signature Series - The Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation: 40 years in the Making.

A panel of speakers will discuss the business, branding and realities of running a large non-profit urban arts organization that presents the largest free jazz festival in the world in addition to year-round community and educational events.

This discussion will present key personnel and internship/job opportunities in administration, artists booking/handling, marketing/PR, sponsorship and production. 

For more information about this event, please contact Chris Collins at 1 313-577-1780 or