David LeBlanc, M.A. '11

David LeBlanc, M.A. '11David LeBlanc, M.A. ‘11 one of the first graduates from the Arts Presenting and Live Entertainment Industries Program at the University of Miami Frost School of Music, is the assistant to the Rhythm Road program in the tour department of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.  The Rhythm Road is a program that sends American music groups on international tours to promote cross cultural exchange through music.  LeBlanc handles the day to day activities of the program and coordinate with other departments within Jazz at Lincoln Center, primarily daily budget tracking of expenses and processing invoices, contracting and processing payments for musicians, preparing visa applications for artists international travel, coordinating artist’s domestic travel for concerts in Washington DC and NYC and updating tour itineraries. He is also the point of contact for the program with internal departments such as finance, legal and the production department to arrange back-line needs for education sessions and domestic concerts.