Alan Jordan

Executive Director

Alan Jordan became Executive Director of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra in August, 2015, following a sixteen-plus year tenure in the same position with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. He served in similar capacities at the New Hampshire Symphony Orchestra and the Brevard (FL) Symphony Orchestra. Jordan graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor’s degree in Music as a Vocal Performance major in 1983.

Jordan currently serves on the League of American Orchestras Communications Advisory Group, and on the New Music For America Steering Committee, which established a nationwide consortium commission. Previously, he has served on the League’s Public Value, Collaborative Data Project, and BMI Negotiations task forces, the Ford Made in America I and II steering committees, and on the Henry Fogel Consortium Commission steering committee. He served on the League of American Orchestras’ board of directors from 2001-2003.

Karen and Alan Jordan live in Wilmington with their golden retriever, Reilly. Their daughter, Katie, is a freelance French horn player in New York City, and their son, Christopher, is a pursuing a masters degree in music performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying bass trombone.