General Manager Gary Ginstling will provide a behind the scenes look at one of Cleveland's cultural treasures, The Cleveland Orchestra. He'll share his perspective on what it takes to run a $40M arts organization in the current turbulent economic environment. Gary will address the Orchastera's business model, tensions between he institution's artistic goals and ambitions and its financial challenges, and he'll provide insight into running a major concert hall, planning the logistics of international tours and more. He'll also discuss some of the challenges facing arts organizations around the county. Gary Ginstling joined The Cleveland Orchestra as general manager in Sept 2008. His reponsibilities include overall execuive responsibility for operations of Cleveland Orchestra activities, involving concert production, orchestra union contracts, touring, broadcasting, recording and other media activities. He has oversight responsibility for operation of the two Cleveland Orchestra-owned facilities: Severance Hall and Blossom Music Center. Mr. Ginstling holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University, a Master of Music from The Julliard School and an MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA.


Severance Hall
11001 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio

Driving Directions:Parking is available in the underground garage adjacent to Severnce Hall and operated by Standard Parking. Guests are responsible for he special event parking fee upon exiting the garage.

Event Details

All attendees are encouraged to register in advance and walk-in reservations will be accepted on a space-available basis only. Meeting cost is $70.00. If you reserve and are unable to attend, please call the office to cancel by noon 10/04/10 to avoid a no-show reservation billing. To Reserve: Provide the following information: Name, Phone, Credit Card Type (Visa, Master Card, Amex), Credit Card Number, Expiration, Signature, Amout to Bill or enclose a personal check Mail: Wharton Club of Northeast Ohio 1120 Chester Aenue, Suite 470 Cleveland OH 44114-3514 Phone: 216.696.3225 Fax: 216.696.2582




Register By Phone: Mail or Fax Registration
Mail: Wharton club of Northeast Ohio 1120 Chester Ave., Ste 470 Cleveland, OH 44114 216.696.3225 Fax: 216.696 2582

Deadline: 10/4/2010


4:45 PM-5:00 PM: Registration

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Presentation

Speaker Profiles

Gary Ginstling (Speaker)
General Manager, The Cleveland Orchestra


Amy Fulford