Larry Larson

Larry R. Larson, Principal of Larry Larson and Associates, is a consultant working with arts organizations seeking to use technology to create new ways of reaching and serving audiences. He has specialized in helping these groups use databases and dynamic web sites to realize ambitious programmatic and administrative goals. Larson's current or recent clients include Laurie Anderson, Minnesota Public Radio, Nonesuch Records, a member of the Warner Music Group, the John Cage Trust, Chamber Music America, the Kodaly Center of Holy Names College, Oakland, CA, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Grants for the Arts, San Francisco, San Francisco Arts Monthly, the California Arts Council/Getty Museum, and the American Music Center. Notably, Larson and his associates recently completed and launched MusicVista.org, a joint web/database development project for a consortium of major American music service organizations (American Music Center, American Symphony Orchestra League, Arts Presenters, Meet the Composer, Opera America, Chamber Music America and the American Composers Forum). Prior to launching his consulting practice, Larson was Director of Grant Programs for the California Arts Council (where he received a special resolution from the California State Senate in 1985 acknowledging his contributions to the Arts of California through innovative uses of computer technology,) and was a member of the original NEA National Information Systems Project (NISP), the first such project of its type (were it the only one!). He has also served in senior administrative positions at the San Francisco and Houston symphonies, and has been an advisor on musical and technical matters to the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and many others. Larry R. Larson also serves on the boards of the Kronos Quartet and the American Music Center.

Brooklyn, United States