Music Leadership

Institute for Music Leadership

As the first center of its kind in the country, the Institute for Music Leadership (IML) is a vital hub for creating, sharing, and implementing cutting-edge ideas and programs that will ensure the vitality and relevance of music in the 21st century.

Hanson Institute for American Music

Founded in 1964 with the late American composer and Eastman School Director Howard Hanson as its first director, the Institute for American Music was created to promote the commissioning, recording, performance, study, and preservation of works of American composers.

Launched in 2006, aims to enhance the professional development and broaden the perspectives of orchestral musicians by offering innovative articles, streaming video interviews, profiles of notable orchestras, daily newsfeeds from arts related news and blogs, and interactive discussion panels.