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Global Perspectives cultivates a new generation of artists to become catalysts for communication within an interconnected global world.

WHAT IS IT?

A world music ensemble program piloted at The Juilliard School, Global Perspectives explores the diverse artistic traditions of the world through interactive instruction, creative experimentation, and collaborative performance with distinguished guest artists. Participants work in intensive small ensembles as well as open workshop formats led by distinguished guest artists.

WHY NOW?

The modern interconnected world invites artists into the opportunity to communicate through artistic multilingualism. By enhancing artistic interpretation and technique with the relevant skills of improvisation, aural learning, and rapid arrangement, Global Perspectives allows performing artists to approach global citizenship through a language with which they are intimately familiar, providing accessible pathways to personal growth and understanding.

WHO IS INVOLVED?

Designed for artists with a curiosity to explore new artistic styles, Global Perspectives' recent events have included ensemble intensives, open workshops, and performances at The Juilliard School for students, alumni, and faculty. Past guest artists have included acclaimed multi-style cellist Mike Block and classical Indian dancer Preeti Vasudevan.

Leadership

Past Guest Artists

Jonathan Miron

Founder and Co-Director

Philip Sheegog

Co-Director

Mike Block

Silkroad Ensemble, NEC, Berklee

Preeti Vasudevan

Thresh Dance

98%

of participants reported increased curiosity to explore new musical styles

95%

of participants reported having meaningful artistic experiences with new cultures

500+

people reached through

Global Perspectives events

It was amazing to witness the potential synergy between my culture and other styles of music.

Musicianship of this kind is like a global passport. We had the opportunity to participate in different cultures instantly by creating new musical sounds.

I loved seeing a bunch - a BIG bunch - of people jamming together and looking so joyful. I felt like I got to see everyone's artistry connect.

CONTACT

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