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Performing company executive

Connie Frances Linsler Valentine, American performing company executive.


Valentine, Connie Frances Linsler was born on October 12, 1960 in Ellicottville, New York, United States. Daughter of James Paul Linsler and Eunice Margaret Feldman.


Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Oswego, 1982.


Intern, telephone subscription sales campaign manager Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, New York, 1981. Orchestra Management Fellow American Symphony Orchestra League, Washington, 1982—1983. Assistant manager Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale, Texas, 1983—1985, executive director, 1985—1990, Greater Akron Music Association, Ohio, 1991—1998, Savannah Symphony, Georgia, 1998—1999.

Consultant Florida Philharmonic, Fort Lauderdale, 1999—2000, executive director, 1999—2001. Executive director and Chief Executive Officer Nashville Chamber Orchestra, since 2002. Participant ASOL Orchestra Academy Artistic Leadership Seminar, Aspen, Colorado, 1999.

Executive committee Odessa Cultural Council, Odessa, Texas, 1983—1990. Chairman Awesome April campaign Nashville Convention and Visiting Bureau, Nashville, 2004—2005. Executive committee Akron Area Arts Alliance, Ohio, 1992—1998, secretary, 1995—1998.

Executive committee Arts Assembly of Midland, Texas, 1983—1990.


  • Other Work

    • Executive producer: (recording) Kid Pan Alley- Nashville. Producer: American Voices. Producer: (recording) All-Bernstein with Florida Philharmonic.

      Producer: (recording) The Music of Copland.


Participant Leadership Midland, Midland, Texas, 1988—1989, Leadership Akron, Akron, Ohio, 1991—1992. Board member Children's Services Board, 1995—1998. Director Ohio Young Scholars, 1995—1998.

Member of American Symphony Orchestra League (manager division 6 1989-1991, chairman 1989-1991, secretary 1994-1995, member policy group B 1994-1996, vice chairman 1995, manager division 5 1995, secretary 1998-1999, manager division 4 1998-1999, member policy A manager committee 1998-1999, vice chairman since 2003, manager division 6 since 2003).


  • Other Interests

    Volleyball, reading, music.


Married Alan Darrell Valentine, July 21, 2002.

James Paul Linsler

Eunice Margaret Feldman

Alan Darrell Valentine