Jesse Brown joined the New York Youth Symphony as an Administrative Assistant in September 2019. Mr. Brown’s recent work involved development, fundraising, and stewardship with Brooklyn Community Housing and Services, but his experience spans many areas within the arts including: operations, production, event logistics, patron services, and stage management. He has worked for such organizations as the Bowdoin International Music Festival, Amore Opera, The National Yiddish Theatre, and Face the Music at the Kaufman Music Center.
Mr. Brown holds a B.A. in music from Bard College and a Masters in composition from the University of Hartford, where he focused his studies on electronic media and string music. He is excited to bring his experience to the NYYS and learn from the wonderful people involved with the organization.