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Timothy Corpus has been appointed Executive Director of the Lake Forest Symphony. He succeeds Susan Lape, who assumed the role of Executive Director of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras. Mr. Corpus comes from serving simultaneously as the Executive Director of the Hyde Park Youth Symphony, the Education Coordinator of the Northwest Indiana Symphony and the Drumline Instructor at Loyola University Chicago.
“Where are the brass?” asked one late-arriving patron surveying the stage in Grayslake.
Indeed, it was a string orchestra lineup for the Lake Forest Symphony’s penultimate program of the season, performed Saturday night at the James Lumber Center in the far north suburb. But so rich and involving were the performances led by Vladimir Kulenovic that even wind and brass fanciers surely left satisfied.
Lake Forest Symphony announced today that Executive Director Susan Lape will step down from her role March 1. She will assume the role of Executive Director of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, which is the nation’s premier youth orchestra program.
Stewart Kerr, a longtime resident of Lake Forest and an experienced non-profit leader, has been appointed Board President and will lead the search for a new Executive Director.
Masterworks performances are held at The James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, IL. as well as The Cressey Center for the Performing Arts at The Lake Forest Academy in Lake Forest, IL.
The Salon and Holiday Concerts are held in downtown Lake Forest, at either the Gorton Community Center John and Nancy Hughes Theater or other venues in the heart of Lake Forest.