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Jennifer Colgan

Search: Director of Marketing and Communications of Opera Colorado

Colgan is an arts marketer with 14 years of experience retaining and growing audiences through innovative sales and promotional initiatives. She began her career as School Administrator at Ballet Chicago before joining the marketing team at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 2007-2016. In 2016, Colgan transitioned to the Lyric Opera of Chicago, where she grew from Senior Marketing Manager to her current position of Director of Sales and Advertising.

Tommy Phillips

Search: President and Artistic Director of The Philharmonic Society of Orange County

Tommy was Director of Artistic Planning at the San Diego Symphony for eight years before leaving to consult with the San Francisco Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Grand Rapids Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Pacific Symphony, and Mainly Mozart Festival. In addition, Phillips is the co-founder of Black Cats Production Company, which arranges pieces for Chinese and American musicians to perform in each other’s countries. His list of clients includes violinist Joshua Bell, the Shanghai Quartet, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and France’s Malandain Ballet Biarritz.


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