Join us in congratulating Emily Garvie as the new Executive Director for Performing Arts Workshop
We are pleased to announce that Emily Garvie has been selected to serve as the new Executive Director of Performing Arts Workshop.
Photo courtesy of Performing Arts Workshop

Emily joins Performing Arts Workshop after recently serving as Executive Director of Young Audiences of Northern California.  Her work in the field of arts education extends to her service as an Executive Committee member of the Arts Providers Alliance of San Francisco and as a grant review panelist for the California Arts Commission. 

Before transitioning to a career in arts administration, Emily attended Yale and Manhattan School of Music and performed opera professionally in the United States and Germany. While singing professionally, she worked as a teaching artist, through which she gained experience in program design and implementation. Emily continues to sing and teach voice on weekends, and is a passionate consumer of the diverse artistic delights on offer in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Read Performing Arts Workshop's announcement about the placement here.

We appreciate all of your suggestions and consideration throughout the course of this search. We value your time and effort and recognize that your trust and expertise is critical to our continued success. 

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