Watch the following video in which Mark Gillespie, general and artistic manager of Orchestra of the Americas and Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders Fellow, suggests that orchestras should connect with youth at a very early age so that musicians grow out of the community. Add your voice to the discussion. Use the comments below to weigh in with your thoughts. … [Read more...]
About Mark Gillespie
Mark Gillespie is the general and artistic manager of Orchestra of the Americas and has led projects with well-known artists throughout the Americas and Europe. In 2010, he co-founded Filarmonica Joven de Colombia, representing the largest private-sector music initiative in the history of Colombia. As a record producer and composer, he has extensive experience in the popular music industry. Additionally, he has presented lectures at several universities around the world. His articles have been published in widely He has appeared on a number of international television programs including Caracol Colombia and Globo TV Brazil.