June 10, 2021

Polyphonies | Ep. 3: Social Media: Panacea or Pandora's Box

The third episode, "Social Media: Panacea or Pandora's Box?" explored the topic of social media, its evolution in classical music and how it shapes the future of both individual careers and the industry's fate.

The episode is available here.

The guests for this episode were:

  • Jenna Wolfh - ten years of experience working in the performing arts, Jenna Wolf brings a devoted passion for music and diversity in the arts to her many endeavors. She is currently the Publicity and Digital Media Manager at Lenny’s Studio, a renowned female-founded international public relations and digital firm, which collaborates with an acclaimed roster of artists and performing arts organizations. Previously, she worked in Development and External Relations for Minnesota Opera, and has consulted on fundraising and communications strategies with a number of arts organizations throughout the continental United States.
  • Annie Penner - she began her career in August of 2019 as an Artistic Coordinator with The Dallas Opera. As the COVID-19 pandemic  developed, Ms. Penner stepped into a new role as Social Media Manager and founded the TDO Network with her colleague and mentor, David Lomeli. Her work towards TDO Network’s success earned her another promotion to the role of Digital Stage and Artist Development Administrator, in which she oversees not only TDO Network but also all digital content on the newly-launched thedallasopera.tv platform.

POLYPHONIES is a "meeting of the minds", inviting experts from complementary creative sectors to confront current challenges and explore possible solutions.