RR Sigel is a performing arts consultant, collaborator, and creative producer who is interested in how media, performance, and interdisciplinary collaborations can be used to create a better understanding of the systems that surround us. Consulting and producing collaborators include: Sound Postings (the Office of Yo-Yo Ma), From the Top, Cal Performances, and other artists and organizations. In 2021, Sigel was Associate Artistic Director of NY PopsUp – a statewide festival designed to get artists back to paid performance, to bring the public back to connection with live art, and to develop new safety and public health protocols that can allow performance to resume as New York State emerged from the pandemic., Sigel was Executive Director of the International Contemporary Ensemble; a strategic business planning consultant with the National Park Service in the Great Smoky Mountains; and Manager, Social Innovation at the LA Phil where her focus was on the organization’s community-based music education program, YOLA. Additional background includes leadership development and backcountry tripleading. Sigel is a musical utility player – originally a bass player, she now prefers playing acoustic guitar at campfire singalongs.