Charlotte Symphony’s new VP of development: Shayne Doty

Posted on: August 2, 2022

“The Charlotte Symphony has hired Shayne Doty as vice president of development beginning Aug. 1,” states an unsigned article in Thursday’s (7/28) Business Today (Cornelius, NC). “Doty will lead the Charlotte Symphony’s Development team in fundraising and development activities and will cultivate new communities of supporters…. Most recently, Doty served as chief strategy officer for the New York Historical Society. As an organist, Doty has played recitals throughout the United States, France, and Canada, made a recording, and performed with ensembles such as the National Symphony, the North Carolina Symphony, Les Arts Florissants, the Theatre of Voices, and others. Doty holds degrees from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Duke University, Southern Methodist University, and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon. He is a senior advisor to the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts and a former member of the Board of Visitors of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.” Doty was previously senior vice president for development at the Paley Center for Media, managing director for philanthropy for the Asia Society in NYC, director of development at Washington National Opera, and senior major gifts officer at the Metropolitan Opera.