NSO Administration

Rita Shapiro
Executive Director
Nigel Boon
Director of Artistic Planning
Krysta Cihi
Assistant Manager of Production and Operations
Daryl Donley
Production Manager
Amy Drew
Operations and Outreach Coordinator
Justin Ellis
Artistic Administrator
Laura Hutchason Hearn
Assistant Personnel Manager
James Hewitt
Personnel Manager
Louise Niepoetter
Executive Assistant
Patricia O'Kelly
Managing Director of Media Relations
Caroline Olasin
Manager of NSO Development
Jennifer Renner
Director, NSO Development
Cynthia Pickett Steele
Orchestra Manager
Marina Styazhkina
Executive Assistant to the Music Director
Donald Tillett
Stage Manager
Clara Wallace
Assistant Artistic Administrator
Warren G. Williams, III
Manager of Community Relations
Carole Wysocki
Director of NSO Education

The National Symphony Orchestra also warmly acknowledges the work of the following Kennedy Center areas:

    Ellery Brown
    Senior Vice President of Operations
    Mario Rossero
    Vice President of Education and Jazz
    Maria Kersten
    General Counsel
    David Kitto
    Vice President of Marketing and Sales
    Kathy Kruse
    Vice President of Institutional Affairs
    Marie Mattson
    Vice President of Development
    Lynne Pratt
    Vice President of Finance
    Garth Ross
    Vice President of Community Engagement

Contact Information

  • National Symphony Orchestra
    John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    2700 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20566
    Phone: 202-416-8100
    Fax: 202-416-8105

    Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 101510
    Arlington, VA 22210

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