Administrative: Louisville Orchestra

Posted on: August 17, 2018

The Louisville Orchestra has appointed KEN JOHNSON interim executive director. Johnson, a Louisville native, served as the executive director of South Carolina’s Greenville Symphony Orchestra from 2007 to 2012. Prior to that, he worked for many years as a human resources executive for IBM Corporation and Lexmark Corporation. Additionally, Johnson has served as a consultant and interim executive for non-profits across the country including Habitat for Humanity, Make a Wish Foundation, and the Clifton Fine Arts Center, and on the boards of several organizations. Andrew Kipe announced his departure as executive director in June 2018 and his final day at the Louisville Orchestra was August 8. Kipe is now director of concert and ensemble operations at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore. Johnson will serve at the Louisville Orchestra until a permanent successor is named.

Posted August 17, 2018