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New Haven Symphony Orchestra
New Haven, Connecticut
Years in current position: 5
Years in the field: 5
Music Performance, Percussion
Freelance musician, teacher, clinician, 1990-present
Project Manager; Collins Construction Company
What are the most surprising, interesting or challenging aspects of your day-to-day work?
Program design and implementation is very interesting and affords opportunities to use many skills, and creativity. Working in the current fund-raising climate is very challenging.
What inspired you to work for an orchestra?
Love of the art form, music in general, orchestral traditions, and education.
What advice would you offer to someone considering the orchestra field?
Network, and do not limit yourself to a specific area(s) of orchestra management.
Any other advice?
Thoroughly research the total compensation package, job responsibilities, and future growth potential of the industry in general and any specific potential employers.