Operations profiles NJ
Vice President of Operations and General Manager
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Newark, New Jersey
Years in current position: 8
Years in the field: 19
Music major, Business minor
Managed college orchestra
Various positions in operations and education with the NJSO
What are the most surprising, interesting or challenging aspects of your day-to-day work?
That every day is different, with new possibilities and challenges.
What was your first step in beginning your working career?
I was fortunate to manage my college orchestra for three years. I learned a lot and confirmed that I wanted to pursue orchestra management as a career.
What advice would you offer to someone considering the orchestra field?
Intern for an orchestra. Participate in the League’s career programs. Request an informational interview with those currently in the field.