The Stockton Symphony is seeking a vibrant, visionary Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the Symphony on the path to its centennial and beyond while aiming to fulfill its mission, “to inspire joy and build community through the magic of music.” The Symphony is the third oldest, continuously operating professional orchestra in California, dating back to 1926. For over 96 seasons, the Stockton Symphony has engaged, educated, and inspired joy in the greater community through its outstanding and diverse performances and inclusive programs for all ages.
Led by Music Director and Conductor Peter Jaffe since 1995, the Stockton Symphony has achieved a reputation for artistic excellence and passionate performances. Maestro Jaffe draws high-caliber musicians from throughout northern California, including the Bay Area and Central Valley. Stockton has been named as our nation’s most diverse city of over 300,000 people; the orchestra’s enthusiastic audiences are comprised of local patrons and augmented by concertgoers who hail from communities in the surrounding region.