Are you an ACSO Member? We encourage you to engage in our exciting online learning programs free of charge. If you are not yet a member, join today and receive access to these online professional development sessions. ACSO is committed to expanding distance education and professional development opportunities for members that are not always able to travel to conference.

ACSO webinars are 60-to-90-minute online workshops covering an array of topics from fundraising to development to governance. To participate in a webinar, all you need is a computer and access to the internet. Webinars are free to members and $25 to non-members. 

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Upcoming Webinars

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 11 am PT
"Fundraising 201"
What is a major gift? Do we need a planned giving program? What is the difference between a challenge grant and a matching campaign? If you are beginning to ask these questions, then Fundraising 201 is perfect for you! Learn easy ways to build your fundraising department while helping your donors make a difference by leaving a legacy that will transform your orchestra and realize your artistic and financial dreams!
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Kelly Lucera
Executive Director
Long Beach Symphony

Appointed executive director of the Long Beach Symphony in 2013, Ms. Lucera’s successes include ending each year with a surplus; increasing the Board of Directors and the donor base; negotiating multi-year collective bargaining agreements with the local musicians’ union, providing increases to musicians’ salaries; managing a music director search process; creating a planned giving program; and assembling a strong new administrative team.

Ms. Lucera previously served as president & CEO of the Pacific Chorale in Orange County for nine years, and achieved an 86% increase in contributed revenue and a 50% increase in ticket revenue. Previously serving as VP of the Orange County School of the Arts, Ms. Lucera raised over $39 million, including $25 million for a capital campaign. A former teacher and arts mentor for the Downey USD, she has held positions with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Pacific Symphony.

Ms. Lucera served for a decade on the Board of Directors of the Association of California Symphony Orchestras.

On Demand Webinars

Members have access to an archive of past webinars. Click here to access all on demand webinars.