The Traverse Symphony Orchestra, northern Michigan’s leading regional performing arts ensemble, seeks a leader who will take this extraordinary orchestra to the next level. The TSO has 60+ professional musicians led by internationally successful Music Director Maestro Kevin Rhodes. Maestro Rhodes has conducted 50 different orchestras in 15 countries. Traverse City, home to the TSO, has a strong arts community and is known for spectacular beauty, four-season recreation, dining, entertainment and more.
Position Summary: The executive director (ED) will be responsible for all aspects of the organization. He or she will direct the organizational operations, develop and implement policies and programs related to administrative, budgetary, fund-raising, advocacy, and marketing. The ED will represent the orchestra in all community activities and patron/donor relations. The TSO board of directors seeks a dynamic and effective individual with demonstrated leadership skills and extensive management experience that is dedicated to achieving the orchestra’s mission to bring unprecedented excellence in symphonic musical experiences. The successful candidate will have the ability to manage a productive staff, work effectively with board and community members, and collaborate with artistic personnel to ensure the quality and growth of orchestra programming. As the TSO grows to a budget of $1M+ the board expects to share that growth with the ED as an incentive to reward their leadership as they direct the TSO successfully into the future.
For more information on entry requirements, compensation and details on this excellent opportunity, go to Traversesymphony.org
About Traverse Symphony Orchestra
The Traverse Symphony Orchestra is northern Michigan’s leading regional performing arts ensemble. It is a professional, part-time orchestra of exceptional artistic quality with a core of 60+ musicians and additional instrumental professionals from across the state. TSO Music Director Maestro Kevin Rhodes is an internationally successful conductor, leading over 50 orchestras in 15 different countries.