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           Cathie Black And Tom Harvey Take Leadership Roles In

       Palm Beach Symphony’s Pivotal Golden Anniversary Season

                              The Couple Named As 50th Anniversary Chairs And Gala Chairs

        Cathie Black and Tom Harvey have graciously accepted                                               and  Linda Lachman/The
      the roles of Palm Beach Symphony’s 50th Anniversary Chairs                                           Lachman Family Foundation,
      and Gala Chairs. The couple will closely collaborate with the                                        Patricia  Lambrecht, Tova
      Symphony’s Board and Development Committee to actively                                               Leidesdorf,  Lugano
      shape and contribute to the orchestra’s strategic planning                                           Diamonds, The  Honorable
      efforts during the 2023/24 Golden Anniversary Season.                                                 Bonnie McElveen-Hunter,
        “As esteemed members of our board and valued                                                       The McNulty Charitable
      contributors to the Symphony Impresario Society, Cathie                                              Foundation, David Moscow,
      Black and Tom Harvey bring distinguished reputations,                                                NetJets, Palm Beach Design
      dedication and passion to their new roles,” said Palm Beach                                          Masters, Patrick and Milly
      Symphony CEO David McClymont. “Their remarkable                                                      Park/Park Foundation, Nancy
      support for a diverse array of cultural initiatives and                                              and Ellis J. Parker, III, PNC
      organizations stands as a testament to their unwavering                                              Private Bank, Lois Pope,
      commitment to the arts and philanthropy. Without a doubt,   Cathie Black, violinist Joshua Bell and Tom Harvey. Photo   Provident Jewelry, Ari Rifkin/
      their influence will leave an indelible mark during this   credit IndieHouse Films                   The Len-Ari Foundation, Dr.  Tom Harvey and Cathie
      pivotal year as we not only celebrate our history but, more                                          Martha Rodriguez, Karen  Black. Photo by Capehart
      importantly, commit ourselves to ensuring the symphony’s     Harvey served as a major in the United States Army and   and Kenneth Rogers, Ronald  Photography
      continued impact on our community and orchestral music   received a Silver Star and a Purple Heart for his service in   Rosenfeld, David Schafer,
      well into the future.”                            Vietnam. He received his bachelor’s degree and J.D. from the   Seth Sprague Foundation, Robin B. Smith, Kimberly
        The 50th Anniversary features six concerts at the Kravis   University of Notre Dame before studying at the University   V. Strauss, Dodie and Manley Thaler and the Thaler/
      Center in which Maestro Gerard Schwarz will be joined by   College School of Law at the University of London and   Howell Foundation, Jerome and Carol  Trautschold,
      pianists Yefim Bronfman, Vladimir Feltsman, Emanuel Ax   receiving a Master of Law degree from New York University.  Sieglinde Wikstrom/The Wikstrom Foundation, and The
      and Ignat Solzhenitsyn and violinists Akiko Suwanai and     Proud sponsors of Palm Beach Symphony include   Ann Eden Woodward Foundation/James and Judy Woods.
      Pinchas Zukerman. Underscoring the symphony’s place   Cindy Anderson and Jerome Canty, Max and Christine   Programs are also sponsored in part by the State of Florida,
      as a leading American orchestra, it will present four world   Ansbacher, Mrs. James N. Bay, Alan Benaroya, Arthur &   Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the
      premieres of works it commissioned by Maestro Schwarz,   Mara Benjamin Foundation, JoAnne Berkow, Kathy Lee   Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
      Pulitzer Prize-winners Ellen Taaffe Zwilich and Aaron Jay   Bickham and John Bickham, Leslie Rogers Blum, Jeffrey   About Palm Beach Symphony
      Kernis, and MacArthur Fellowship recipient Bright Sheng.  and Tina Bolton, James R. Borynack and Adolfo Zaralegui/    Palm Beach Symphony is South Florida’s premier
        Black joins Harvey as chairs of Palm Beach Symphony’s   FINDLAY Galleries, Braman Motorcars, Thomas and   orchestra known for its diverse repertoire and commitment
      50th Anniversary Gala taking place at the Kravis Center   Carol Bruce, CIBC Private Wealth, Amy and John Collins,   to community. Founded in 1974, this 501(c)(3) nonprofit
      on Wednesday, March 6, 2024. The evening will feature   The Colony Hotel, CORPGOV, Suzanne Mott Dansby,   arts organization adheres to a mission of engaging,
      cocktails and a concert with acclaimed guest artist Emanuel   The David Minkin Foundation, The Frederick A. DeLuca   educating, and  entertaining  the  greater  community  of
      Ax featuring works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky as well as a   Foundation, Willard H. Dow and Kelly Winter, Dr. Richard   the Palm Beaches through live performances of inspiring
      world premiere by Aaron Jay Kernis. The much-anticipated   and Diane Farber, Bill and Kem Frick/The Frick Foundation,   orchestral music under the direction of its Music Director
      celebration culminates in a dinner dance and live auction.  Inc., Gerry Gibian and Marjorie Yashar, Morgan Glazar/Tom   Gerard Schwarz. The orchestra is celebrated for delivering
        “Our chairs will shape our Golden Anniversary Season,   James Company, Paul and Sandra Goldner, Douglas and Jo   spirited  performances  by  first-rate  musicians  and
      ensuring it becomes an unforgettable experience for our   Gressette, Irwin and Janet Gusman, Thomas E. Harvey &   distinguished guest artists. Recognized by The Cultural
      patrons, musicians and the entire community,” said Palm   Cathleen P. Black Foundation, Doris Hastings Foundation,   Council for Palm Beach County with a 2020 Muse Award
      Beach Symphony Board Chair James R. Borynack. “Their   Carol S. and Joseph Andrew Hays, John Herrick, Addison   for Outstanding Community Engagement, Palm Beach
      involvement and support as gala chairs will further amplify   Hines Charitable Trust, George Hines, HSS Florida, IPO   Symphony continues to expand its education and community
      our ongoing commitment to delivering exceptional musical   Edge, IYC, Charles and Ann Johnson/The C and A Johnson   outreach programs with children’s concerts, student
      experiences. The wealth of insights they bring will play a   Family Foundation, Barbara and William Karatz Fund/  coaching sessions and master classes, instrument donations
      crucial role in expanding our reach to a broader audience   William Karatz and Joan G. Smith, Elaine Kay, Leonard and   and free public concerts. For more information, visit www.
      and securing the essential resources needed for this   Norma Klorfine Foundation, The Kovner Foundation, Gary
      momentous season.”
        A well-known media executive in New York City and a
      best-selling author, Black now serves as an advisor, board
      member and investor in digital start-ups and entrepreneurial
      companies. She served for 15 years as president, and later
      chairman, of Hearst Magazines, one of the world’s largest
      publishers of monthly magazines, where she oversaw
      numerous titles including Cosmopolitan, Food Network
      Magazine, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar,
      O The Oprah Magazine, Town & Country and nearly 200
      international editions. Her achievements include being named
      to Fortune magazine’s list of the Most Powerful Women in
      Business for 11 consecutive years and inclusion on Forbes’
      Power List for many years. Most recently, Black was inducted
      into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall
      of Fame which noted that “Cathie Black opened the world of
      women to advertising and the world of advertising to women
      … Along the way, she was ‘first’ in many roles.”
        Black served on the boards of IBM and the Coca-Cola
      Company each for 20 years and most recently has been a
      board member of PubMatic as well as an advisor to The
      Daily Muse and Vivid + Co. Mentoring young women has
      always been one of her passions. Her New York Times and
      Wall Street Journal best-seller, Basic Black: The Essential                   Located in Gallery Square North
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      in Washington, D.C., she holds 10 honorary degrees.
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      career highlights include serving as senior counsel for the
      Institute of International Education.
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