2020-2021 EPLC Members
Paulina Francisco, Chair
Georgina McKay Lodge
The EPLC is a committee of young professionals who serve the field of early music by working with the EMA staff and Board of Directors to encourage the development of programming and resources for emerging artists and professionals. Past EPLC projects include hosting networking events at the Boston, Berkeley and Bloomington Early Music Festivals, developing a resource packet for establishing a non-profit or ensemble, developing a fund to assist artists and ensembles with travel to EMA’s summer programming.
The EPLC is committed to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility and building a diverse council.
The application period for 2020-2021 is closed. Please check back in Summer 2021 for the next application period.
EPLC Member Guidelines
- The EPLC will comprise 15 members.
- Members will serve a 2-year term, renewable once for a 1-year term extension. (3-year term max)
- To be an EPLC member in good standing, members are expected to attend quarterly Council meetings and actively participate in Council projects.
- All council members should maintain a current EMA membership, the membership is not required at the time of application or to be considered for the EPLC. First year membership is free for students. The reduced, student membership rate, is available for Council members.
- EPLC members are invited to attend EMA Board meetings (in person or via Zoom), as observers; to participate in EMA Board training programs, and actively participate in Board committees.
- Candidates should be no older than 35 at time of application.
The Emerging Professional Leadership Council (EPLC) provides young professionals valuable non-profit board experience by working alongside the board of Early Music America to support and advocate for the next generation of early music professionals, performers, scholars, patrons and enthusiasts in North America.
If you have comments or questions for members of EPLC, Contact EMA.