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John Delconte

How Can Artists Transform a Town?

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

By John Delconte, Arts Extension Service Instructor

I recently met with artist/documentary filmmaker Serena Kovalosky over coffee at a warm coffee shop just outside of Saratoga, NY. The shop had a gas fireplace set in the center of a seating area with comfortable chairs that made it all the more inviting for a brainstorming session on a cold day in December.

Venice’s Call for Action, by Dee Boyle-Clapp

Thursday, December 19, 2019

I heard the news this November that Venice was underwater a month to the day that we arrived there. At first glance, all the historic places that my spouse and I had just visited for a special...
Dee Boyle-Clapp, AES Director

The True Value of Arts in Communities

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

An important part of the Arts Extension Service’s work is to provide trainings and workshops for arts managers, artists, and public or private clients across the nation. Arts Extension Service...

Online Classes with Real World Examples

Monday, October 7, 2019

In many Arts Extension Service courses, students work with a case study organization to apply their learning in real-time throughout the semester. Currently, our fall online courses in Financial...
Kim Carlino in the studio

“Very Glad I Attended” the Upping the Ante Workshops

Thursday, October 3, 2019

The Arts Extension Service (AES) is passionate about helping artists to fund their creative endeavors. AES developed the free, evening length workshop, Upping the Ante: How to Secure Funding as an...

Building a Foundation with Arts Management for Nils Neubert

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

By Kate Beckley, Arts Extension Service Department Assistant

AES student Nils Neubert was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany and moved to the United States at the end of high school. He attended college in New York City and ended up studying voice, music education, and music performance. He has taught in higher education for almost ten years now and has worked with several music festivals. Currently, he teaches at a few New York conservatories, specifically focusing teaching German diction for singers.