After a very interesting annual ABO conference in the UK (Liverpool) earlier this year, dealing with issues like performance review, professional development and retirement planning in the orchestra and other outcomes, the next National Conference of the League of American Orchestras (LAO) is being prepared. From June 5 to 8, delegates will meet in Dallas, Texas. The dates for the 2013 conference are already fixed, too: Monday June 17 РThursday June 20, 2013, St Louis, MO.

AAPRO Summit

The International Federation of Musicians (FIM), based in Paris, will held its International Congress in Buenos Aires ( Argentina) from October, 3 to 5, 2012. The new EC and Presidium have to be elected for another four years. Decisions and motions for international activities of the Federation will be discussed.

The 9th Summit of AAPRO (Alliance ofAsian-Pacific Region Orchestras) will take place in Macau SAR, China, from November 3 to 6, 2012.

A busy schedule for the international orchestra and musicians family…