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Exceptional Community Leaders Elected to Phoenix Symphony Foundation Board of Directors

Rachel Dahl
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Election Continues Positive Momentum as Symphony Charts the Course Toward a Bright Future


PHOENIX (February 28, 2024) — The Phoenix Symphony announced the election of new leadership to the Phoenix Symphony Foundation Board of Directors.

Community leaders elected to the Foundation Board include Philip Cowen, Chairman of Decatur Capital Corporation; Laura R. Grafman, Past Executive Vice President, HonorHealth Foundation; John Graham, President & Chairman, Sunbelt Holdings; Eliot Minsker, Founder of Knowledge Industry Publications and Vision Fund of America; Kevin Moriarty, Past Chief Financial Officer, TurbineAero, Inc.; and Judith G. Wolf, Ph.D., President/CEO & Founder, Young Arts Arizona Ltd. In addition, Peter Kjome, President & CEO of the Symphony, will serve on the Foundation Board.

A remarkable leader will serve on the Foundation Board in an honorary capacity. Jeanne L. Herberger, Ph.D., has been named as Honorary Director. Jeanne, along with her late husband Gary K. Herberger, has provided extraordinary leadership and support for the organization and its programs for many years.

Mary Jane Rynd has been elected as Chair of the Phoenix Symphony Foundation Board. “We are thrilled to welcome these influential members of our community to the Foundation Board,” said Rynd. “I am honored to serve and know that the experience and leadership of this group will help us collectively contribute to the success of The Phoenix Symphony.”

Symphony President and CEO Peter Kjome spoke about the importance of the election. “We are incredibly fortunate to have a strong, dedicated group of people who are providing leadership and advocating on behalf of the institution at an important time in its history,” said Kjome. “We are optimistic about the future as the Symphony fulfills its mission to provide extraordinary musical experiences that inspire and advance our community.”




About The Phoenix Symphony

The Phoenix Symphony is Arizona’s largest performing arts organization and one of the state’s most important cultural assets. In addition to performing traditional and modern repertoire in Symphony Hall and around the Valley, its world-class musicians are actively engaged in the community thanks to generous foundation, corporation, and individual support. The Symphony is strengthened by collaborating with renowned guest conductors and artists. The core mission of The Phoenix Symphony is to provide extraordinary musical experiences that inspire and advance our community, enriching the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds. Annually, orchestra members empower more than 125,000 students through education and partnerships and create opportunities for deeper connection for tens of thousands of adults experiencing homelessness, in Alzheimer’s care facilities, in hospitals and in hospice. To learn more, please visit


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