PRESS RELEASE

RACINE, WI | March 20, 2019

The Racine Symphony Orchestra (RSO), is looking to appoint new Directors who have the experience, connections and energy needed to help steer the organization as we implement strategies and reshape policy and practice to ensure the continued success of the RSO. We are keen to recruit board members who reflect passion for the long-standing tradition of orchestral music and RSO educational programs and initiatives.

In terms of skills and experience, we are particularly interested in recruiting individuals with a background in finance/business, arts, education or marketing, along with a passion for music. To reflect the community which we serve, we welcome diverse applicants in all senses of the word, including age and ethnicity. Any community connections you could bring to the table would be particularly helpful as we grow and evolve.

Directors serve a three-year term with the option to serve a second renewable term and are expected to commit a minimum of 6 hours per month, in addition to monthly board meetings. Directors are expected to contribute to the organization’s financial health and to help identify potential funders, make introductions and help to nurture relationships with potential funders.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the work of one of the longest standing symphony orchestras in Wisconsin. If you’re passionate about providing leadership, oversight and support for music and the arts, we’d be delighted to hear from you. Please apply no later than April 11, 2019 to be considered for our 2019-20 Board of Directors.

To learn more about board director opportunities, please contact the Executive Director, Beth Bender, at beth@racinesymphony.org or call the Racine Symphony Orchestra at 262-636-9285.

The Racine Symphony Orchestra’s concerts and educational programs are made possible by the generous support of The Racine Community Foundation, SC Johnson, The United Performing Arts Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, Johnson Financial Group, Educators Credit Union, Marjorie Christiansen Foundation, The Wisconsin Arts Board and our patrons and donors.

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