Eleanor Linton Named Donor Services Associate for the Santa Barbara Symphony
For Immediate Release: April 18, 2017
Contact: Tim Dougherty
Santa Barbara, CA — Eleanor Linton, a professional musician turned fundraising professional, has been appointed donor services associate for the Santa Barbara Symphony. Her new duties commenced April 4.
Ms. Linton earned a bachelor’s degree in political Science at Grove City College in Pennsylvania, and had been serving as a development officer for the Young America’s Foundation at the Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara. While in college she served as a Student Marketing Fellow at Grove City College’s Center for Vision and Values and as an intern at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C. Since 2002 Ms. Linton has appeared professionally as a violinist and violist across the country, performing at such venues as the White House, the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, and the Union League of Philadelphia.
“Eleanor’s considerable experience as a musician bears directly on her new role with the Santa Barbara Symphony. She is off to a very good start, and we expect big things of her as we gear up for the coming season,” said Symphony Executive Director Kevin A. Marvin.
The Santa Barbara Symphony will present its final concerts of the 2016-17 season on May 13 and 14 at the Granada Theatre. Additional information on those performances, as well as the Symphony’s 2017-18 season, is available online at www.thesymphony.org.
The Santa Barbara Symphony was founded in 1953 on the belief that a special city deserves a special orchestra. Consistently lauded for its unique ability to present brilliant concerts, engage the community, and deliver dynamic music education programs, the organization prizes both innovation and artistic excellence, and is widely recognized as one of the region’s premier cultural institutions. Its award-winning Music Education Center serves more than 8,000 students throughout Santa Barbara County each year. Charismatic Israeli conductor Nir Kabaretti was appointed music director of the Santa Barbara Symphony in 2006. For additional information, visit www.thesymphony.org.
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