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College Planning for Musicians

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 07:00pm - 08:30pm

web college planning for musiciansJoin Pequot Library and Music for Youth for a panel discussion uniquely tailored to students who want to continue their music studies in college. The panel will address how to leverage their music skills in the application process, discuss critical issues concerning financial planning and review the importance of preparing recommendations, résumés, and recordings.

The evening’s moderator is Candace Channing, founder of Channing College Consulting. Ms. Channing is an internationally acclaimed flutist and master flute instructor who is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, with a bachelor’s degree of Music in Flute Performance and Literature, and a concentration in Psychology.

The Panel will include:

  • Katherine Taylor, principal clarinetist with the Greater Bridgeport Symphony
  • Lauren LaRusso attended Juilliard Pre-College and Amherst College teaching and now working full-time at Channing College Consulting.
  • Kyle Ryan, attended Berklee School of Music for Sound Production. He went back to graduate school for music education. He is now a full-time public school music teacher
  • Alexis Kende who attended Juilliard and finished her post doctorate degrees at Princeton and NYU.
  • Jon Saxton, Attorney and Jazz Saxophonist
  • Joseph Bogardus, certified Financial Planner with the Barnum Financial Group

The program is free and open to the public. No registration required. For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Location : Auditorium
Contact : Front Desk (203) 259-0346 ext. 115