Board of Directors

2013-2014

OFFICERS
 
   

Patricia A. Richards, chair
Salt Lake City, UT
Retired; Former Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, The Private Bank of Wells Fargo; Chair, Board of Trustees, Utah Symphony | Opera; Former Chair, Board of Governors, Salt Lake City Area Chamber of Commerce; Board of Trustees, Westminster College, Salt Lake City

 

Steven C. Parrish, vice chair
Westport, CT
Member, Steve Parrish Consulting Group, LLC; Member and Former Chairman, Board of Directors, Stamford Symphony Orchestra; Board Chair, Safe Horizon; Member, Board of Directors, Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation; Member, Advisory Committee, Export-Import Bank of the United States; Former Senior Vice President, Altria Group, Inc.

 

Barry A. Sanders, secretary
Beverly Hills, CA
President, Board of Commissioners, Recreation and Parks Department of the City of Los Angeles; Chairman, Los Angeles Parks Foundation; Adjunct Professor, Communications Studies Department at UCLA; Retired Partner, Latham & Watkins; Former Chairman, Los Angeles Philharmonic; Founding President, Los Angeles Center for International Commercial Arbitration; Founding Chair, International Law Section of the California State Bar Association; Member, Council on Foreign Relations and the Pacific Council on International Policy

 

Robert A. Peiser, treasurer
Houston, TX
Board President, Houston Symphony; Board President, Foundation for Jones Hall; Vice Chairman of Development, Houston Area Women's Center; Chairman, USA Truck, Inc.; Former Chairman, TriCities Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors, Former Chairman and CEO, Omniflight Helicopters and Vitality Beverages; Former President/CEO, Imperial Sugar Company

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 

Alberta Arthurs

Burton Alter, Woodbridge, CT
President, Board of Directors, New Haven Symphony Orchestra; Trustee, National Guild for Community Arts Education; Director, New Haven Symphony Orchestra Foundation; Former Director and Board President, Neighborhood Music School

 

Alberta Arthurs

Alberta Arthurs, New York, NY
Independent Contractor/Commentator in the Arts and Humanities; Former Director for Arts and Humanities, Rockefeller Foundation; Board Chairman, National Video Resources; Board Member, Yaddo, The American Place Theater, Exit Art, and Works and Process at the Guggenheim

 

Brent Assink

Brent Assink, San Francisco, CA
Executive director, San Francisco Symphony

 

Malcolm McDougal Brown

Malcolm McDougal Brown, M.D., Winston-Salem, NC 
Physician, Retired; Board Member, Winston-Salem Symphony; Board Member, The Nature Conservancy of North Carolina; Chairman, Treasure Tree Commission of Forsyth County

 
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John B. Canning, Westport, CT
Chairman's Council, Stamford Symphony; League-appointed Board Member, Performing Arts Alliance; Board Member, Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CT)

   

ǂ Katherine Carleton, Toronto, ON, Canada
Executive director, Orchestras Canada

   
Richard M. Cisek

Richard M. Cisek, North Oaks, MN
Retired; Former President and CEO, Minnesota Orchestra; Board Member, American Composers Forum; Board of Governors, Minneapolis Children’s Theatre

   

John_Canning

Melanie Clarke, Princeton, NJ
Executive director, Princeton Symphony Orchestra

   
Bruce E. Clinton Bruce E. Clinton, Chicago, IL
Chairman and CEO, The Clinton Companies; Trustee, Miami Musical Arts Association (Cleveland Orchestra Miami Residency); Trustee (Finance Committee, Facilities Committee), Chicago Symphony  Orchestra; Trustee (Executive Committee; Chairman, Facilities Committee; Governance Committee), New World Symphony; Director, Friends of Chamber Music, Miami; Trustee, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden; Member, Visiting Committee, Department of Music, University of Chicago
   
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Gloria dePasquale, Narbeth, PA
Cellist, The Philadelphia Orchestra and The dePasquale String Quartet; Member, Board of Directors and Executive Board, The Philadelphia Orchestra; Chairman, Orchestra Members’ Education Committee and The Philadelphia Orchestra

   
Helen J. DeVos

+ Helen J. DeVos, Manalapan, FL
Honorary member, executive board, Grand Rapids Symphony

   

Aaron Dworkin

Aaron Dworkin, Detroit, MI
Founder and President, The Sphinx Organization; Member, National Council on the Arts; 2005 MacArthur Fellow; Member, Board of Directors, Association of Performing Arts Presenters, University Musical Society in Ann Arbor, ArtServe Michigan, Rachel Barton Pine Foundation, and WRCJ 90.9 Detroit Classical and Jazz Radio; Board of Visitors, Walnut Hill School; Advisory Board, ASTA Alternative Strings Awards and Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

   
Aaron Flagg

Aaron A. Flagg, Easton, CT
Dean and Professor of Music, The Hartt School, University of Hartford; Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Harlem School of the Arts; Freelance trumpeter; Former Executive Director, Music Conservatory of Westchester; Former Faculty, The Juilliard School and University of Connecticut

 
Marian Godfrey

Marian Godfrey, Philadelphia, PA
Retired; Former Senior Director, Culture Initiatives; Founding Chair, National Arts Policy Roundtable; Member, Board of Overseers, Curtis Institute of Music; Cultural Advisor, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

   

Douglas M. Hagerman, Milwaukee, WI
Chairman, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
   

Jim Hasler, Oakland, CA
Director of Marketing Development, The Clorox Company; Member, Former President, and Marketing Committee Chair, Board of Directors, Oakland East Bay Symphony

   

ǂ Laura Hyde, Tyler, TX
President, Volunteer Council, League of American Orchestras; Past President, Women's Symphony League of Tyler; Past President, Texas Association for Symphony Orchestras (TASO); Member, East Texas Symphony Orchestra Board; Past Member, ETSO Foundation Board.

   

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 Mark Jung, Menlo Park, CA
Internet and Mobile Executive Mentor;Board Member, Keynote Systems, Ness Computing, Inmar, and Right to Play International; Board of Governors, San Francisco Symphony; Former CEO, Vudu; Former Chief Operating Officer, Fox Interactive Media (FIM); Co-founder and former CEO, IGN Entertainment

   

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Camille D. LaBarre, New York, NY
Managing Director, Metropolitan Opera; Chairman, Metropolitan Opera Patron Program; Vice President, Metropolitan Opera National Council; National Chairman, National Council Auditions

   
Robert Levine

Robert Levine, Glendale, WI
Principal Violist, Milwaukee Symphony; President, Milwaukee Musicians’ Association, Local 8, American Federation of Musicians; Chairman Emeritus, International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians

   

Hugh Long

Hugh W. Long, New Orleans, LA
Board President, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra; Professor of Health Systems Management and Adjunct Professor of Law, Tulane University; Board Member, LCMC, Inc., a New Orleans two-hospital system

   

Alan McIntyre, New York, NY
Managing Partner for North America, Oliver Wyman

   
ǂ Paul Meecham, Baltimore, MD
President and CEO, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
   

David Alan Miller, Albany, NY
Conductor and music director, Albany Symphony

   

Cate Moye

Catherine C. Moye, Spokane, WA
Owner and Designated Broker, Windermere Real Estate; Past President, Board of Trustees, Spokane Symphony; Real Estate Commissioner for the State of Washington; Trustee, Spokane Symphony Endowment

   
Lowell J. Noteboom, Minneapolis, MN
General Counsel (and Past President), Leonard, Street and Deinard; Member and Former Chair, Board of Directors, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; Trustee and Chair of Governance Committee, Curtis Institute of Music; Trustee, Spring for Music, NYC; Trustee and Chair of Governance Committee, Northland College, Ashland, WI
   

Anne Parsons

 

Anne Parsons, Detroit, MI
President and CEO, Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Board Member, Cultural Alliance of Southeast Michigan, Midtown Detroit, Inc., and New Detroit; Trustee, Curtis Institute of Music and Friends of the Detroit School of the Arts; Advisory Board, Sphinx Organization; Former General Manager, New York City Ballet and Hollywood Bowl; Former Orchestra Manager, Boston Symphony Orchestra and National Symphony Orchestra

   

Mary Patton

Mary Patton, New York, NY
Board of Directors, New York Pops; Honorary Board Member, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

   
ǂ Daniel Petersen, Seattle, WA
Executive Director, Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra
   
Henry Peyrebrune, Cleveland, OH
Bassist, Cleveland Orchestra; NoteWorthy Federal Credit Union (Cleveland, OH) The Lyceum (South Euclid, OH) Previously: Broadway School of Music and the Arts (Cleveland, OH)
   
Jesse Rosen

ǂ Jesse Rosen, New York, NY
President and CEO, League of American Orchestras; member, board of directors, American Composers Orchestra

   
Robert B. Rosoff

Robert B. Rosoff, Glens Falls, NY
Retired; former executive director, Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra

   

ǂ Mary Saathoff, Lubbock, TX
President and CEO, Lubbock Symphony Orchestra

   
Cynthia M. Sargent

Cynthia M. Sargent, Chicago, IL
Trustee, Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Board Member, Peninsula Music Festival; Life Trustee, Jane Addams Hull House; Trustee, Jane Addams Hull House Foundation; Honorary Board Member, The Cradle; Board Member, Captiva Civic Association; Board Member, Captiva Historical Society

   
Helen Shaffer, Houston, TX
Immediate Past President, Volunteer Council, League of American Orchestras; President, Association of Major Symphony Orchestra Volunteers; Governing Director, Houston Symphony
   

Connie Steensma, New York, NY
Chair Emerita, Honorary Musician, and past Board Chair, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

   
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Penny Van Horn, Chicago, IL
Trustee, Chicago Symphony Orchestra;  Board Chair, Solti Foundation US,  Women’s Board, Ravinia Festival and The Field Museum; Board Member, CSO Institute of Learning, Access and Training;  Former President,  ART (Art Resources in Teaching); Former President, Volunteer Council, League of American Orchestras; Former President, The Women’s Association, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

   
Robert J. Wagner

Robert J. Wagner, Boonton, NJ
Principal bassoonist, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

   
Tina Ward Christina Ward, St. Louis, MO
Clarinetist, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
   
Webster Albert K. Webster, New York, NY
Independent Consultant; Former Executive Vice President and Managing Director, New York Philharmonic; Former General Manager, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Board Member, American Composers Orchestra, Harvard Glee Club Foundation, Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust, New Hampshire Music Festival; Member, Tulsa Symphony Orchestra Advisory Board
   

Wendy Young, Virginia Beach, VA
Executive Director, Symphonicity

 

+ Honorary members
ǂ Ex-Officio Members
 On Leave