Thank you for making this year’s festival a success!

Missed a part of the festival or want to rewatch your favorite panel? The event recordings are now available below or on our YouTube channel!


Along with high-quality performances from MBAW’s illustrious past program and festival artists, this virtual summit included live panel discussions with prominent artists and respected arts leaders who will share their unique insight into the current state of the arts and future of performing arts.

Event Recordings

Leadership Live Panel: Arts Leadership in a Pandemic Era + Resilience and Vision for the Future

Musical Reflections Part I

Artist Live Panel: Survival and Revival!

Musical Reflections Part II

Stories with Superwomen Live Panel

Journey to Japan


Afa Dworkin

President and Artistic Director
The Sphinx Organization

Sunil Iyengar

Director of Research & Analysis
National Endowment for the Arts

J. Tullos Wells

Managing Director
Kronkosky Charitable Foundation

Suhail Arastu (Moderator)

Global Arts Envoy | Sister Cities International
Advancement | Musical Bridges Around the World

Sebastian Lang-Lessing

Conductor, Music Director

Mané Galoyan


Adriana Flores

Cristina Pato

Galician Bagpiper, Pianist, Writer, Educator and Producer

Mei Rui, DMA (Moderator)

Pianist, Music in Medicine Researcher
Founder, MUSICARE Initiative

Adriana Flores

Adriana Flores

Vice President | Alamo Music Center

Adriana Flores

Nicole Randall, MDY

Senior Vice President | People to People International

Adriana Flores

Claudia Hucks

Full Time Professional and Mum

Diana Osborne

Diana Osborne (Moderator)

Office & Grants Manager
Musical Bridges Around the World

Diana Osborne

Ron Nirenberg

Mayor | City of San Antonio
Global Advisory Council Member | MBAW

Adriana Flores

Anya Grokhovski, DMA

CEO & Artistic Director | Musical Bridges Around the World




Estefania Ramirez

Estefania Ramirez

Flamenco Dancer | Spain

Oliver Rajamani

Guitar & Percussion | India

Jiale Li

Piano | China

Jolente De Maeyer

Jolente De Maeyer

Violin | Belgium

Nikolaas Kende

Nikolaas Kende

Piano | Belgium

JP Jofre

Bandoneon | Argentina

Kevork Mourad

Kevork Mourad

Visual Artist | Syria

Kinan Azmeh

Clarinet | Syria

Mane Galoyan

Mané Galoyan

Soprano | Armenia

Mark Cheikheit

Violin | Russia

Valery Grokhovski

Piano | Russia


National Endowment for the Arts
Department of Arts & Culture
Texas Commission on the Arts
Ford Foundation


World Affairs Council
World Affairs Council
World Affairs Council
World Affairs Council