2015 APACA Conference
Mobilise: Creating Momentum. Carriageworks, Sydney 17 – 20 August, 2015
How do we institute change in the culture of our organisations in order to maximise innovation and creativity in both our output and our business models? Meet industry leaders who have done exactly that.
Presented by Session Partner Aegeus Arts Search
Speaker: Mary Vallentine AO
Organisation: Melbourne Recital Centre
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Mary Vallentine has three decades of experience in theatre, festival and music management, including 17 years as Managing Director of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Previous to her appointment to the Melbourne Recital Centre, Mary was the Director of Business Development, Concerts at Musica Viva, the national chamber music and music education organisation.
In Melbourne, she was Acting Managing Director of Victorian Opera for six months in 2008/9 and has also worked with the Music Board of the Australia Council for the Arts, Adelaide Festival and the State Theatre Company of South Australia.
Mary is Chairperson of The Australian Youth Orchestra, the pre eminent national organisation for orchestral training.
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