New York 2014
Mina Girgis, speaker (Session 3 | Beyond the Classroom: Arts Education as Social Enterprise) at the New York 2014 ISPA Congress, January 14-16, 2014, Imagining a New Economy for the Arts. View the full Schedule of Events.
Mina Girgis | Speaker
Nile Project & Zambaleta
Mina Girgis is an ethnomusicologist and entrepreneur who
specializes in curating and producing innovative musical collaborations across
diverse styles. Relying on his background in hospitality, Mina explores new
ways to design environments conducive to learning, making, and experiencing
music. In 2009, he founded Zambaleta, a nonprofit community World Music school
based in San Francisco. He is currently developing Zambaleta into an
online marketplace for music lessons. In 2011, Mina created the Nile Project
– an initiative to inspire, educate and empower university students to work
together to foster the sustainability of the Nile ecosystem. Mina writes about
World Music education, arts entrepreneurship, applied ethnomusicology, the
representation of Gypsies within the World Music industry, and the role of
music in the Arab Spring.