Organization: League of American Orchestras
Instrument / Position: President and CEO
Bio: [b]Henry Fogel[/b] was appointed to the position of President and CEO of the American Symphony Orchestra League in July, 2003. Prior to that, he was President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association for eighteen years, and was Chairman of the Board of the American Symphony Orchestra League from 2001-2003.
He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Avery Fisher Artist Program, and the Board of the College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. He teaches a course in orchestral studies at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He is a record reviewer for Fanfare magazine, and has contributed to the book Contemporary Composers, and to The Harvard Dictionary of Music. Fogel served as Executive Director of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C. from 1981 to 1985, and Orchestra Manager of the New York Philharmonic from 1978 to1981.
Fogel has received honorary doctorate degrees from Northwestern University, the Curtis Institute of Music, Columbia College in Chicago, and Roosevelt University in Chicago. In 1999, Fogel received a Cultural Leadership Citation from Yale University's School of Music for service to the cultural life of the nation. He has been named by Business Week magazine as one of the five best managers of cultural organizations in the United States.