Shreveport Symphony announces new executive director

Shreveport Symphony - Morgan Walker

The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra proudly announces the appointment of Morgan Walker as its new Executive Director, marking an exciting chapter in the organization’s history.

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Following the retirement of the esteemed Lois Robinson, the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra embarked on an extensive national quest for visionary leadership. With a rich background in Arts Administration and Symphony Orchestra management, Morgan Walker emerged as the ideal candidate to steer the orchestra towards into its next chapter.

The Future of the Shreveport Symphony

Morgan Walker brings a wealth of experience to her new role, having served as the General Manager of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in Kentucky since 2016. Under her guidance, the PSO not only navigated significant organizational challenges but also maintained a growing, balanced budget. Walker’s strategic initiatives in branding, marketing, and community engagement propelled the PSO to greater prominence, attracting diverse audiences and increasing earned revenue.

“We are thrilled to welcome Morgan to the SSO family,” shared Maestro Butterman, a member of the search committee. ” I look forward to working with her to build upon our solid artistic and financial foundation as we broaden our audience and deepen our impact in the community.”

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Morgan Walker’s Background

A Kentucky native and graduate of the University of Kentucky’s Arts Administration program, Walker’s journey in music began at an early age. Her active involvement in various choruses from childhood laid the foundation for her career in orchestra management. Additionally, her dedication to community service as a Rotarian underscores her commitment to fostering meaningful connections.

The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra eagerly anticipates the addition of Morgan Walker’s expertise, passion, and commitment to excellence. Her leadership promises to usher in a new era of growth and innovation for the organization.

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