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Kim Noltemy

About this Artist

Kim Noltemy began her term as President & Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association in July 2024. She brings to Los Angeles more than a quarter century of leadership experience in American symphony organizations.

She joins the LA Phil from the Dallas Symphony Association, where she has served as the Ross Perot President & CEO since 2018. At the DSA she diversified the organization by instituting comprehensive equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. This commitment resulted in expanded programming, community initiatives and increased performance and professional opportunities for BIPOC and women musicians, composers, and staff. Noltemy broadened education and youth programs and greatly increased online access to concerts as part of a strategy to expand audiences and foster a wider appreciation of classical music. She extended the organization’s outreach to the community by taking leadership positions at institutions including the Dallas Arts District and Dallas Black Dance Theatre.

Before joining the DSA, she worked for 21 years for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, most recently as its Chief Operating and Communications Officer, responsible for overseeing management of the brands, the digital strategy, educational activities, the Boston Pops, Symphony Hall and Tanglewood, and $46 million in annual earned revenue. While at the BSO, she also served as President of Boston 4 Celebrations, the separate not-for-profit organization that produces the annual July 4th event featuring the Boston Pops Orchestra.