Richard Scerbo, Director of the National Orchestral Institute and Festival (NOI+F), selected as a 2016 Musical America Innovator
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The Clarice is pleased to announce that Richard Scerbo, Director of the National Orchestral Institute and Festival (NOI+F), has been selected as a 2016 Musical America Innovator and is profiled in Musical America’s Innovators: 30 Professionals of the Year, Special Report. Selected from hundreds of performing arts professionals, Musical America Professionals of the Year are innovative, creative and forward-thinking arts leaders.
Appointed director of the National Orchestral Institute and Festival in 2015, Scerbo is reimagining the Festival’s educational and performance experiences with innovative initiatives to address musical entrepreneurship and professional development, diversity and patron experiences. Read more about his achievements.
We are very fortunate to have the dynamic leadership and vision that Richard brings to NOI+F. His energy and passion help artists and audiences reimagine the orchestral experience in new and exciting ways," says Executive Director Martin Wollesen. "Through NOI+F, Richard is training and mentoring the next generation of orchestral musicians and leaders. It is important work, and Richard is making it happen.
NOI+F features outstanding young musicians and world-renowned conductors in chamber and orchestral concerts that celebrate musical traditions while also exploring new ways of engaging audiences. Selected by a rigorous, cross-country audition tour, NOI participants quickly coalesce into vibrant ensembles that perform adventuresome repertoire at The Clarice and in the community.