Annapolis Symphony Orchestra names Edgar Herrera executive director and chief development officer

Posted on: May 13, 2020

EDGAR HERRERA has been appointed executive director and chief development officer of Maryland’s Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. He will oversee all administrative aspects of the organization, including the Annapolis Symphony Academy and other adult and youth education programs. Herrera holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in piano performance from the University of Texas at Austin, and a master’s in arts administration and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati. In 2004, he was selected by the League of American Orchestras for its Orchestra Management Fellowship Program. In that program, he worked on projects for the Atlanta Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival, and Elgin Symphony. Herrera then went on to become executive director of Florida’s Pensacola Symphony Orchestra and director of marketing, public, and patron relations at Syracuse Symphony Orchestra in New York. In 2009, he moved to Mexico, where he founded the Filantrofilia Foundation, which measures the social impact of philanthropic initiatives in Mexico. In 2014, he founded Grupo LUZED S de RL de CV to develop start-ups with a special focus on social impact.