San Diego Symphony names Laura Reynolds to new position of VP of impact and innovation

Posted on: April 15, 2022

LAURA REYNOLDS has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of impact and innovation at the San Diego Symphony, effective May 16, 2022. Reynolds is currently executive director of the Boise Philharmonic, which she joined in 2020. In San Diego, Reynolds will lead initiatives for social impact, learning, and community partnerships, and will work with the CEO, chief of staff, and music director on music education and community programming and activity. At the Boise Philharmonic, Reynolds preserved employment for employees and musicians during the pandemic, oversaw the launch of a new Digital Stage with 27 recorded performances, provided free videos for teachers, and increased community engagement. In 2021-22, the Boise Philharmonic expanded programming to include digital and live concert events for the professional orchestra, youth orchestra, and master chorale. Reynolds was previously vice president of education and community engagement at the Seattle Symphony. Reynolds earned a bachelor of music in French horn performance from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and was the recipient of the 2010 Pepsi Co. Diversity Fellowship, Dean’s Award, and Leadership Award from Stanford Graduate School of Business’ Summer Institute for General Management.