Marietta, GA (Saturday, May 2, 2015) Michael Alexander is credited with much of the GSO’s successful guidance through the past eleven years, and elevating the level and reputation of the orchestra and all of its artistic programs.
Dr. Alexander will also be leaving his positions as Interim Director, School of Music, and Director of Orchestras, at Kennesaw State University to become Director of the School of Music at the University of Northern Colorado.
A reception for Michael Alexander was hosted at the historic Marietta mansion, Oakton House and Gardens, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Will Goodman, and the oldest continuously occupied residence in Marietta. Oakton was built in 1838, and served as the Confederate headquarters of Major General Loring during the 1864 Civil War Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
The farewell occasion was facilitated by realtor, Jim Glover, who is managing the sale of the Oakton estate. Glover is former Board Chairman of the Cobb Symphony Orchestra, now the Georgia Symphony Orchestra.
Michael, his wife Allyson, and their children Jacob and Eli are wished every success and happiness, and will be missed by all.
For more information contact:
Susan Stensland, Executive Director, Georgia Symphony Orchestra.