New Bangor Symphony Orchestra director ready to immerse himself in communityFebruary 26, 2013
By Emily Burnham, BDN Staff
In a way, Brian Hinrichs has been preparing for his new position as executive director at the Bangor Symphony Orchestra for his whole life.
A self-described “classical music nut,” Hinrichs wanted to immerse himself in the arts, and as he began finishing up his master’s degree in arts administration at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, it became clear that working for a symphony orchestra was the direction his career was taking him.
“Initially, I was interested in marketing, but as I went along, I really developed the passion for the bigger picture, the kind of thing an executive director can do,” Hinrichs said in a phone interview earlier this week. “When this position became available, I jumped at the chance. It’s right in line with everything I’ve been working for.”
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