Jennifer Bradner to be Memphis Symphony’s interim president

Posted on: October 14, 2015

“Jennifer Bradner has been named interim president and CEO of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra,” writes Michael Sheffield in Tuesday’s (10/13) Memphis Business Journal (Tenn.) “Currently chief operating officer for the Memphis Symphony, Bradner will replace Roland Valliere, who is leaving his position as president and CEO Nov. 9,” to become president and CEO of the Cape Symphony and Conservatory in Massachusetts. “Bradner has been COO since June 2014. Before joining the Memphis Symphony, she was executive director of Opera Memphis. “ ‘Jennifer is experienced in arts leadership and management, she knows the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, and she knows our Memphis community,’ ” said Memphis Symphony Board Chair Gayle Rose. ‘There is no one else who has the inside experience and the outside perspective that Jennifer brings to the MSO. Her leadership and experience are ideal for the opportunities we have before us at this time at the Memphis Symphony.’ Bradner was among the honorees for Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40 awards in 2013.”

Posted October 14, 2015