The Charlotte Symphony has announced that David Fisk will be its next President and Chief Executive Officer starting August 31, 2020.
Mr. Fisk comes to Charlotte from Richmond, VA where he has served as Executive Director of the Richmond Symphony since 2002. Previously, he was Chief Executive of the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast, the national symphony of Northern Ireland. Before that he led a chamber orchestra in London, a sculpture park in Yorkshire, and an international arts festival in Manchester, England. Along with extensive experience in performing arts management, he brings a passion for creating community partnerships and access to music for all.
David Fisk is originally from England and became a U.S. citizen in 2014. He began his musical life at age 8 in the choir at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. He holds a degree in music from Manchester University and a postgraduate diploma in piano accompaniment from the Royal Northern College of Music. David has continued to give public concerts frequently as a collaborative pianist and helps out in church services around town as a substitute organist.