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Reflections on a Remarkable Career and Visionary Leadership
Kenneth Fischer and Beverley Geltner
Known in every corner of Ann Arbor for bringing arts into the community, Ken Fischer has made an indelible impact in his 30 years as President of University Musical Society from 1987-2017.
In addition to numerous professional highlights, partnerships, and awards, Ken Fischer has also served the community outside UMS. He has served on many boards of directors, locally, nationally, and internationally. He has won numerous awards for his contributions to improving the quality of life in our city and region. In 2014 Fischer and UMS were presented the National Medal of Arts, the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the U.S. government. It was presented at a ceremony at the White House by President Barack Obama.
But this is just the beginning. Please join us for a conversation with Ken Fischer and Bev Geltner, as we explore his nurturing spirit, passion, and connection to the arts and learn more about the remarkable visionary leadership of Ken Fischer.