Millicent Jones is Executive Director, Audiences and Development, at Liverpool Philharmonic, overseeing marketing, communications, fundraising, facilities, catering and front of house operations. Liverpool Philharmonic is one the world’s oldest concert societies and throughout its history, has been at the heart of Liverpool’s cultural life. The organisation is comprised of the award-winning Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and its associated ensembles and concert series; Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, one of the UK’s premier arts and entertainment venues; the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir; Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Company incorporating a Youth Orchestra, Choir, and Children’s Choirs; and an extensive learning programme which is recognised as a national leader in its field in its quality, reach and impact.
Prior to this she worked as Marketing Director at San Francisco Performances, the city’s presenter of chamber music, jazz and contemporary dance. She has also worked with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra and University Musical Society (Ann Arbor). She has a degree in Music from University of Chicago and an MBA from University of Michigan, and is author of Washington DC from the Air (2000), and The World’s Greatest Tenors: Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti (1996).