Operations profiles MD
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Years in current position: 4.5
Years in the field: 6
Systems Administrator, Database Administrator, IT Manager for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
What are the most surprising, interesting or challenging aspects of your day-to-day work?
The diversity of the experience. The responsibilities and tasks very greatly from day to day and that’s what keeps things interesting.
What was your first step you towards an orchestra career?
I applied for jobs persistently and finally was approached by a recruiter who got me my first job.
What advice would you offer to someone considering an IT job in the orchestra field?
If you’re determined to work in the non-profit world, be prepared to accept a lower than
industry-standard salary for your experience level.