The Phoenix Symphony is excited to announce we are upgrading to a new, easy-to-use ticketing system. During this transition, our TICKETING SYSTEM IS DOWN September 11, 12, 13, and 14. Our new ticketing system will be live on September 15. Sorry for any inconvenience. Feel free to browse our performances in the meantime.

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The Phoenix Symphony Association Names Three New Board Members

PHOENIX, AZ (April 26, 2011) – The Phoenix Symphony Association is proud to announce the appointment of three new community and business leaders to its Board of Directors.

    • Max Fose: Max Fose is the President of Integrated Web Strategy, an award-winning digital, print and multimedia advertising and marketing agency. His work has been nationally recognized and he has been listed in the top 25 Internet Professionals who are changing the world of politics.  A graduate of Grand Canyon University, Fose has serviced a wide range of clients including corporate America and three presidential campaigns. Fose is also a board member of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona.

    • Eliot Minsker: Eliot Minsker is the founder, Chairman, President & CEO of Knowledge Industry Publications, Inc.  Prior to this position, Minsker launched Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) which became the largest trade show start-up in U.S history. He has also served as the Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Southern New York, the Chairman Emeritus and Founder of Vision Fund of America, the Chairman Emeritus of Knowledge Industry Publications. Additionally, he is a trustee of the Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation and a 5Arts Circle supporter. After receiving his bachelors of Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, he attended Harvard University where he gained an MBA.

    • Robert Tancer: A Professor Emeritus of International Studies at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Tancer teaches courses on intellectual property, legal problems of international business and trade, competition policy, the WTO and the pharmaceutical industry.  He and his wife moved to Phoenix and became active within the community, serving on several boards including: the Arizona Opera, the Desert Botanical Garden, Arizona State University’s Friends of Jewish Studies and the Harvard Club of Phoenix.  He received his BA and JD from the University of Michigan, an LL.M. from Harvard, and has worked for the Department of State as well as practiced law in Washington, DC, Buenos Aires and Argentina.

“These individuals represent an enormous amount of experience and insight that will be invaluable in helping The Phoenix Symphony achieve is operational and cultural goals,” said C.A Howlett, Chairman of The Phoenix Symphony’s Board of Directors. “I am delighted to welcome them to the team.”

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