The Lexington Philharmonic in Kentucky has announced the appointment of two musicians and five administrators.
Bassist JACK HENNING (in photo) has played with the Carmel Symphony, Terre Haute Symphony, and Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. He has served as principal bass in Indiana University Opera productions and spent the last three summers playing with the ensembles of the Brevard Music Festival in North Carolina under the direction of Keith Lockhart, JoAnn Falletta, and Matthias Bamert. Henning is currently pursuing a master’s degree at Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, studying with Cincinnati Symphony Principal Bass Owen Lee.
A native of South Korea, violinist HEEWON WOO is currently pursuing a doctorate in musical arts at the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music. She received scholarships at the University of Cincinnati for her bachelor of music and earned her master’s in violin performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has performed with the Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra in Great Britain and Cincinnati’s Starling Orchestra. She was the founding member of the Coventry String Quartet, which was the quartet in residence for the 2016 Steamboat Springs Strings Festival. Woo has participated in Spoleto USA Festival, Aspen Music Festival and School, and Italy’s Spoleto Festival.
Development Manager TEGAN DEBOLT studied cross-cultural management and international business at Macquarie University in Australia. She has worked in fundraising and communications in Kentucky’s nonprofit community for several years, including at the Markey Cancer Foundation and the Kentucky Environmental Foundation.
KATY MASINO, assistant to the executive director, is an educator, interpreter, community volunteer, and musician. Prior to joining the Lexington Philharmonic, Masino served as a freelance interpreter for American Sign Language in Central Kentucky schools, universities, hospitals, and doctor’s offices as well as in the Scott County school system. She was a teacher at Providence Christian Academy in Georgetown, KY and a strategic community adviser to the office of the governor.
Operations Assistant NATHAN WILLIAMS is a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he received his master’s degree in arts administration this past May. During his undergraduate studies, Williams served as the operations and personnel manager of the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra. He has worked as an operations coordinator for organizations including Prague Summer Nights, the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts, and the Chamber Music Festival of Lexington.
MOLLIE HARRIS, marketing manager, previously worked with the Lexington Philharmonic’s marketing team from 2013 to 2014. Originally from Nicholasville, KY, Harris studied English Literature and Peace and Social Justice Studies at Berea College. Before rejoining the Lexington Philharmonic, she was the communications specialist at Bluegrass Greensource.
NICOLE GRAHAM, education assistant, graduated from University of Stevens Point, with a major in arts management and a minor in clarinet performance. She is currently working towards her Masters in Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky.
Posted July 18, 2017