Programming

Simon Estes Foundation

  • Developed Young Artists Series in collaboration with local communities to provide performance experience for young artists and educational opportunities for high school students
  • Auditioned Young Artists who performed on concert tour
  • Coordinated local high school choir participation  with each community presenter

Knoxville Performing Arts Center

  • Developed framework for programming decision
  • Researched and booked artists and attractions for performing arts series

Hardin County Performance Series

  • Facilitated process to redefined organization mission and vision statements
  • Developed framework for programming decisions
  • Researched and booked artists and attractions for performing arts series

EE Warren Opera House Association – Warren Cultural Center

  • Developed The Greenfield Experience as a framework for programming decisions
  • Researched and booked artists and attractions for inaugural season of the performing arts series

Des Moines Symphony Association – Interim Assignment

  • Brought focus to staff efforts for Midori Residency

Alabama Symphony Orchestra

  • Established new four-concert series at former Ft. McClellan as part of re-utilization effort
  • Established New Year’s Eve Concert with all-Viennese program – sold out its first year
  • Initiated Symphony @ 6 and Family Concerts
  • Expanded orchestra’s connections to the African-American community
  • Initiated orchestra performance as part of Birmingham’s Annual Unity Breakfast
  • Redesigned annual concert in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Re-established state touring program currently reaching six underserved communities across state
  • Facilitated and managed search leading to the appointment of British conductor Justin Brown as Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Orchestra

Hartford Symphony Orchestra

  • Designed, programmed and implemented a free concert in the center of the city showcasing the diverse musical traditions of the community
  • Created the Hartford Symphony’s Latino Music Festival
  • Established Community Advisory Board
  • Brought together established programs with innovative repertoire and created new programs to reach previously untapped audiences
  • Collaborated with Latino-based community organizations
  • Partnered with new Music Director to plan and program his inaugural season

Iowa State University – Iowa State Center

  • Expanded and upgraded quality of performing arts series
  • Established education and outreach programs with area public and private schools.