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2022 Music SCP & GPS Level 2
9/23/2020 9:00:00 AM
2022 Music SCP & GPS Level 2
Smith Grindberg, Michelle
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County: Broward County
CEO and President, South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Winton Manors, Florida
Award-winning entrepreneur and results-oriented executive recognized for her collaborative business approach and fundraising expertise.
Speaker, “Only in America” conference for Broward’s future leaders at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Recognized at South Florida’s Outshine Film Festival for her contributions to the arts.
Instrumental in founding “Culture Cares” which has raised funds for Parkland High School victims, as well as for the Bahamas Hurricane relief efforts, and other disasters.
County: St. Johns County
Artistic Director and Conductor, First Coast Opera, Saint Augustine, Florida
Music Theater Instructor, Florida School of the Arts, St. Johns River State College, Palatka, Florida
J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
County: Lee County
Music & Executive Director, Gulf Coast Symphony, Fort Myers, Florida
Former General Director, Center City Opera Theater
Former Board President and Board Member, Alliance of the Arts, Lee County, Florida
Former Music Director, Jr. Session, Luzerne Music Center
Performer of the Year Award, Lee Country Angel of the Arts Awards, 2007
D.M.A. Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; M.A. / B.A., Music History/Conducting/Theater, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Finance Manager, Capital Partners for Education, Washington D.C.
Former Finance and Operations Manager, Seraphic Fire, a vocal ensemble based in Miami, Florida
Other former positions include: Production Manager, Artist Series at Wheaton College, Illinois; Finance Director, Calvary Memorial Church of Oak Park, Illinois; Middle School Band Director and Trombonist
Related volunteer service includes church musician, grant panelist with Miami Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, and former Communications Chair of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Overture Council (Young Professionals Auxiliary)
Bachelor of Music Education, Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, Wheaton, Illinois
County: Escambia County
Director of Education and Artists in Residence, Pensacola Opera
Recent work as a Pianist and Conductor with Pensacola Opera, Opera Birmingham, Fargo-Moorhead Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Arizona Opera, Brevard Music Center, and Virginia Opera
Member of OPERA America's Performer Development and Education/Community Engagement Forums
M. M., in Collaborative Piano, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; B.M., in Piano Performance, Murray State University, Kentucky
County: Palm Beach County
CEO, Palm Beach Symphony, Palm Beach, Florida
President, David McClymont Consulting, Palm Beach, Florida
Former positions include: CEO, Loggerhead Marine Life Center; CEO, International Capital Alliance; Clubhouse Manager, Bear Lakes Country Club; Investment Director, UBS
Honoree, 2020 Palm Beach County Top 100
Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana;
Business Certifications from: Michigan State University, Georgia State University and Cal Poly State University
Kosovic Duvin, Iva
County: Miami-Dade County
Founder & Principle, Duvin Collaboratives, Miami, Florida
Former Vice President of Advancement & Community Engagement, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, Miami
Former development positions with the New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy, a leading cultural organization that prepares graduates of music programs for leadership roles in professional orchestras and ensembles.
A classically trained pianist, Iva immigrated to the US from Croatia at the age of 17 and studied piano performance at the University of Miami and Florida International University under the tutelage of Ivan Davis and Kemal Gekic.
M.M. in Performing Arts Management and B.M. in Classical Piano Performance, Florida International University, Miami