Executive director to depart Honolulu Symphony

Posted on: April 8, 2009

Tuesday’s (4/7) Pacific Business News (Honolulu) reports, “Tom Gulick is leaving his position as executive director of The Honolulu Symphony. Gulick’s three-year contract expires June 30, but he could step down earlier should his ‘next employment opportunity require his presence elsewhere prior to that date,’ according to Peter Shaindlin, chairman of the symphony board. … Shaindlin called Gulick’s departure ‘amicable’ and credited Gulick with rebuilding annual fund donations and proceeds, securing a $4 million appropriation from the state for the symphony’s endowment, furthering its educational outreach programs, and elevating its status as ‘a competitive international player in the recording industry.’ The Honolulu Symphony, a nonprofit organization, has struggled to meet payroll in recent years.”

Posted April 8, 2009