Thunder Bay, ON – The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra (TBSO) is pleased to announce that Barry Streib has accepted the position of Executive Director/General Manager. With his executive experience in business, public service work, and community event management, Barry is ideally suited to lead the organization. He will officially be in his new role with TBSO starting Monday, July 18, 2016.
“The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is important to Thunder Bay and our region as it contributes greatly to our Arts and Culture community,” said Barry Streib. “The fact that we have a symphony here in a smaller market speaks to the dedication and determination of the many individuals and organizations who have supported this very worthwhile asset.”
Barry added, “It is an honour and a privilege to be selected to serve the symphony in this capacity, and I look forward to leading the organization in its future success.”
TBSO Board President Paul Inksetter expressed his delight with Streib’s decision to work with the symphony. “It takes a whole community to support a symphony orchestra,” said Inksetter, “and Barry is the right person who will help grow the circle of symphony supporters that are so essential to our future.”
The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is the largest cultural organization in northern Ontario, and the only fully professional orchestra between Toronto and Winnipeg. The TBSO just celebrated its 55th consecutive concert season.