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Center for Innovative Leadership: Summer Institute for Arts Leadership 2024

Center for Innovative Leadership: Summer Institute for Arts Leadership 2024

CIL student in class presenting

A weeklong, seminar-style immersive experience for Arts Leaders of today and tomorrow, hosted at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and guided by thought leaders and taste makers across a wide range of disciplines within our field.

When: Monday, June 3, 2024 - Friday, June 7, 2024
Application Deadline: May 1, 2024

Full Attendee Tuition: includes morning sessions, afternoon workshops / sessions / breakout discussions and each night's evening panel discussion.

Evening Panel Tickets: only include the evening panel discussions.



Full Attendee - SFCM student - full scholarship [100% discount]


Full Attendee - SFCM student - early bird discount* [85% discount]


Full Attendee - SFCM student [75% discount]


Full Attendee - SFCM Alum - early bird discount* [50% discount]


Full Attendee - SFCM Alum [40% discount]


Full Attendee - Non SFCM - early bird discount* [10% discount]


Full Attendee - Non SFCM



Evening Panels - Single Ticket (1 day) GA


Evening Panels (4 Day Pass) - SFCM student


Evening Panels (4 Day Pass) - SFCM Alum


Evening Panels (4 Day Pass) - Non SFCM


*early bird discount ends March 15, 2024

Sample Daily Schedule

10:00AM-12:00PM: Morning Session & Guest Speaker
12:00-1:00PM: Lunch Break
1:00-3:00PM: Afternoon Workshop (case study/mock scenario from morning session topic)
3:00-5:00 PM: Afternoon Session & Breakout Discussions
5:00-7:00PM: Dinner Break
7:00-9:00PM: Evening Panel Discussion

Continuing Education Credits
CEUs will be available to earn. (max 3 CEUs = 30 hours, full participants daytime sessions; 1 CEU = 10 hours, evening attendees); A completed certificate will be awarded for full participation (both daytime workshops and evening sessions attended).

To register please sign up in the form below and we'll be in touch!


Guitar Workshop

Participants will study with SFCM guitar faculty and guest artists in this week-long immersive guitar workshop.

Vocal Academy

The Vocal Academy provides an enriching environment where young musicians can focus intensely and creatively to further their musical and theatrical skills and continue to develop their vocal health, technique, and performance abilities

Bass Clarinet Intensive

In this week-long intensive program, participants will work closely with members of the Sqwonk bass clarinet duo and the San Francisco Symphony to deepen and broaden their bass clarinet skills.

Harp Camp

Enrich your harp learning over the summer with SFCM’s Harp Camp for students aged 12-18. Hone your musical skills and connect with other young harpists from the Bay Area.

Introduction to Composition - ONLINE ONLY

Apply the principles of harmony to create beautiful chord progressions, compose amazing melodies and sticky rhythms to play them in your computer, at the piano, or in your preferred music instrument.