Leadership and Engagement Council

The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Leadership & Engagement Council is a community of young BSO board members working to recruit and develop the next generation of BSO leadership.

Upcoming activities include:

Leadership & Engagement Council Intermission Receptions, 2018-19 BSO Season
These receptions are for the Next Generation of Boston leaders to connect with members of the BSO family, informally learn about opportunities for involvement, and create community.

If you are a ticket holder for one of the following performances and are interested in joining the Leadership & Engagement Council during intermission, please contact Laura Sancken, assistant director of board engagement.

  • Thursday, October 18, 2018
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019
  • Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019


Holiday Pops Family Event
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Join the Leadership & Engagement Council and their families for a festive morning with the Boston Pops!

11am Holiday Pops Kids Matinee | Symphony Hall
This special family concert includes a children’s sing-along and other holiday surprises.

12:15pm Festive Family Lunch | Higginson Room, Cohen Wing
Join fellow attendees, as well as BSO musicians and their families for a light lunch and holiday inspired activities for children of all ages.

Please contact Laura Sancken, assistant director of board engagement, for more information and details on reserving your spot.


BSO Trustees, Advisors, and Musicians who serve on the Leadership & Engagement Council
Ted Berk, Kyle Brightwell, Joanne Burke, Yumin Choi, Will Curry, Lynn Dale, Peter Dixon, Jack Klinck, Joshua Lutzker, John O’Leary, Tom Siders, Nicole Stata, Christoph Westphal, June Wu