Courtney Millbrook, Lansing Symphony Orchestra, Executive Director. Courtney will share an update on LSO as well as the challenges and opportunities of performing arts groups during a pandemic.
Courtney Millbrook joined Lansing Symphony as Executive Director in October 2009. As ED, she is responsible for the administrative operations of the $1.4 million dollar organization, supports a 30 person Board of Directors, works closes with the Music Director on all artistic matters, negotiates and implements a union contract with LSO musicians, and manages the administrative staff. Initiatives led by Millbrook have a produced a more financially stable organization and ensured continued success as the LSO celebrates is 91st season.
In addition to her leadership responsibilities with the LSO, Millbrook is an active member of the greater Lansing community. She is a member of the Lansing Rotary Club where she serves as a Board Member and Past President of the Lansing Rotary Club Foundation. She is also a member of the Mayor’s Arts & Cultural Advisory Commission and a member of Athena WIN (Women Interest Network). She has also served as a volunteer for the Educational Child Care Center (EC3), Montessori Children’s House, Habitat for Humanity, Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church, MSU College of Music “Running Start Competition” judge, and as a peer review panelist for the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs.
Courtney’s favorite accomplishment is being married to Delta Waverly Rotarian, Travis Millbrook. Travis and Courtney has two awesome kids and a crazy dog who is mainly Travis’s responsibility (the dog not the kids!).