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The Philadelphia Orchestra Global Concert Series

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  • From: Jennifer Oxenford <>
  • To: , , , Vide Initiative <>, , Megaconjr <>
  • Subject: The Philadelphia Orchestra Global Concert Series
  • Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 22:05:46 -0400

[Apologies for cross-postings] 


Please help distribute the information below about this exciting opportunity to participate in the Philadelphia Orchestra's Global Concert Series pilot program over Internet2 and advanced NRENs worldwide. If you have questions about the project, feel free to contact Tish Hurley, Director of IT for the Philadelphia Orchestra, directly at



The Philadelphia Orchestra is seeking to partner with ten institutions in
the final pilot phase of a new initiative to multicast live orchestral
concerts. This high-profile program utilizes cutting-edge technologies to
reach audiences on college campuses and other institutions connected to
the Internet2 network. In addition to testing the technology for
high-definition video transmission, partners will be asked to participate
in market research.    See below for application information.

Selected sites participate in multicasts on September 25 (7:30 PM EDT) and
October 12 (1:30 PM EDT).

September 25 Multicast
The multicast on September 25 is a live concert transmission, not open to
the general public.  The multicast may be viewed by site administrators
only at each participating school.

October 12  Multicast
The multicast on October 12 is a live concert transmission that will be
open to a general audience at each participating school.  The concert
multicasts are provided free of charge to the partnering organizations.

To apply for participation in this pilot program, please visit:

For technical requirements and additional information, please visit:

Beginning January, 2008, The Orchestra presents a series of six concert
multicasts to the Internet2 community.

To receive the latest news regarding this program, please join the mailing

The Philadelphia Orchestra plans an innovative program of live concert
distribution over Internet2. This groundbreaking program brings one of the
world's greatest Orchestras to audiences around the globe ...LIVE and

The Philadelphia Orchestra's Global Concert Series provides the structure
for an arts partnership that includes:
* Interactive components at every concert and potential
collaboration among venues
* Music education and appreciation for students at all levels
* Dynamic, low cost, high quality content for campus presentations -
from small venues to larger performing arts halls
* Inter-departmental appeal with potential to integrate Philadelphia
Orchestra programs into curriculum
* A powerful tool to bring the local community to your venue for
engaging, entertaining, and informative concerts by the world-renowned
Philadelphia Orchestra, live from Philadelphia's Verizon Hall at The
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Jennifer Oxenford
Associate Director, MAGPI
215-898-0341 (office)
267-322-0036 (cell) 

215-74MAGPI (215-746-2474)

  • The Philadelphia Orchestra Global Concert Series, Jennifer Oxenford, 08/23/2007

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