Directed by Nikolai Sokoloff , former principal conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra , the Federal Music Project employed over 16,000 musicians at its peak. Its purpose was to establish different ensembles such as chamber groups, orchestras, choral units, opera units, concert bands, military bands, dance bands, and theater orchestras that gave an estimated 131,000 performances and programs to 92 million people each week.  The Federal Music Project performed plays and dances, as well as radio dramas.  :494 In addition, the Federal Music Project gave music classes to an estimated 132,000 children and adults every week, recorded folk music, served as copyists, arrangers, and librarians to expand the availability of music, and experimented in music therapy.  Sokoloff stated, "Music can serve no useful purpose unless it is heard, but these totals on the listeners' side are more eloquent than statistics as they show that in this country there is a great hunger and eagerness for music."  :494
DPADM is organizing an Expert Group Meeting on Integrated Approaches to International Migrations, to be held on 1 st November in Conference Room 8 of the United Nations Conference Building. It will seek to collect inputs of experts and representatives of the United Nations and other organizations and individual experts from around the world on how public administration can link international migrations with effective and inclusive implementation of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The meeting a ims to inform the preparation of the World Public Sector Report 2017 .