Friday, June 8, 2012

Mei Ann Chen receives the Helen M. Thompson Award

Posted By on Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Screen_shot_2012-06-08_at_12.04.54_PM.png
Memphis Symphony Orchestra Music Director Mei-Ann Chen was presented the 2012 Helen M. Thompson Award in recognition of her leadership and achievements in Memphis and Chicago.

Chen, who is currently visiting her native country, conducting the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, says the award is an honor and a surprise. "Receiving the Helen M. Thompson Award is a significant recognition from the orchestral field and will certainly add much to the momentum already under way for both my orchestras in Memphis and Chicago," she says.

From hear earliest days in Memphis Chen expressed a desire to reestablish the MSO as a major community asset. During her two years the Symphony orchestra has seen significant growth in subscriptions, single ticket sales and corporate sponsorship.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Readers also liked…

Top Commenters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2016

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation