Toronto Mendelssohn Choir (TMC) Board Chair Erin Finlay announced today that respected arts administrator Anna Kajtar has been named as Executive Director of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; she assumes the position from Cynthia Hawkins who recently retired from the Choir after 15 years.
Anna brings to the TMC a lifelong love of choral music and 15 years experience managing arts organizations and producing theatrical works, contemporary dance, and classical music concerts. She was most recently Producer and General Manager of Groundling Theatre.
Anna takes on her role at an exciting time of transition for the TMC. The Choir is currently in the midst of an international search for a new Artistic Director with an announcement expected in 2020.
The Board of the TMC conducted a national search which led to Anna’s appointment as Executive Director. Erin Finlay comments: “We are inspired and motivated by Anna’s passion for choral music and her determination to continue TMC’s prestigious position in Canada’s arts sector.”
Anna will take up the position of Executive Director on November 4th .