Jim Hirsch Winding Up 40 Years As Chicago Arts Advocate

Jim Hirsch Winding Up 40 Years As Chicago Arts Advocate
Chicago Sinfonietta Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Jim Hirsch will be stepping down on July 1, 2019. Chicago Sinfonietta
Jim Hirsch Winding Up 40 Years As Chicago Arts Advocate
Chicago Sinfonietta Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Jim Hirsch will be stepping down on July 1, 2019. Chicago Sinfonietta

Jim Hirsch Winding Up 40 Years As Chicago Arts Advocate

After 15 years of leading the Chicago Sinfonietta, Jim Hirsch will be stepping down as the organization’s chief executive officer and executive director on July 1. Before that, he led the Chicago Theater and the Old Town School of Folk Music.

Hirsch stops by the Morning Shift to talk about what he’s learned during his time at the organization and what he hopes he’s leaving behind after 40 years of leadership in Chicago’s performing arts community.

GUEST: Jim Hirsch, chief executive officer of Chicago Sinfonietta

LEARN MORE: Jim Hirsch to step down as Sinfonietta CEO (Chicago Tribune 7/16/19)