Dr. Timothy Blair, who boasts more than three decades of experience in education and the arts, has been appointed President of the Kennett Symphony’s Board of Directors.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Blair assume the role of board president; he is a long-tenured board member who knows our organization and has a vision for the Symphony’s future,” said Kathryn Knox, Kennett Symphony board member and governance committee chair. “His professional music background as a Steinway Artist and experience as dean of the School of Music at West Chester University made him the perfect candidate for board president. He will drive Kennett Symphony to achieve further success.”
Dr. Blair brings to the position his experience in various professional artistic leadership and education roles at West Chester University’s College of Visual & Performing Arts, Steinway Asia Pacific, WL Global Corporation, and Alexander & Buono International. He also gives of his time by serving in board leadership roles, including the Grammy Award-winning Crossing Choir. Additionally, Dr. Blair serves as Chair of Development for the Music Teachers National Association.
“I truly look forward to continue to work with Tim as he steps into his role as our Board President,” said Michael Hall, Kennett Symphony music director. “He is the best candidate to lead our efforts to achieve new levels of excellence not only on the stage but with our community.”
Throughout his more than 30 years in education and the arts, he has garnered experience in strategic planning, fundraising, international initiatives, community outreach, personnel management, and budgeting. He is a collaborative leader in all matters of administrative and artistic decision-making.
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