Composer, producer, curator and arts administrator John Glover has been named Director of Artistic Planning at NYC’s Kaufman Music Center. Vice President and Director of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s DiMenna Center for Classical Music since 2013, Glover is Artistic Director of the Look+Listen Festival and has produced numerous new music festivals and series including NYsoundCircuit, NOise, the UnCaged Toy Piano Festival, and SONiC Festival. A newly-created position, the Director of Artistic Planning is responsible for planning and implementing performance activities in line with Kaufman Music Center’s dual mission of presenting world-class concerts and providing music education. This role will oversee presentations and operations in Merkin Hall in addition to center-wide initiatives that connect multiple programs at Kaufman Music Center which is also home to: the Lucy Moses School, a community arts school; the Special Music School, a K-12 public school that teaches music as a core subject; and the teen new music program Face the Music.
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