To further support the growth and vision of CYSO, the Board of Directors has promoted Director of Operations Brian Baxter to the newly-created role of Chief Operating Officer. Baxter has been with CYSO since 2008 and currently oversees nearly 600 students in the organization’s on-site orchestra programs, as well as the organization’s Community Engagement Programs, which reach 2,500 students annually. During his tenure at CYSO, Baxter has led international tours to China and Spain and is currently organizing CYSO’s upcoming tour to Central Europe in summer 2017. Most recently, he has been the architect of the organization’s program expansion during its 70th anniversary season, including the new Philharmonic Orchestra and Jazz Orchestra.
Brian’s new position begins March 1.