Alice Hummel, Executive Director, has skillfully used her expertise in strategic planning, marketing, fund-raising, grant-writing, and organizational development to successfully guide business, social, education and arts organizations through all phases of initiation, transition and growth. Alice has served on countless arts, philanthropic, educational and business boards. A Madison resident, Alice brings her boundless energy and considerable experience to supporting the Chorale’s mission of community outreach and securing its role as a premiere arts organization today and in the future.
Alice has worked with businesses as start-ups achieving expansion and growth; she has worked as a member of Boards of Directors of arts organizations, social service agencies and educational institutions which were in transition, helping them to raise funds, develop strategic plans, create effective fundraising projects, create effective endowment campaigns and manage them, define financial planning and budgeting, implement planned giving campaigns and assist them in realizing their goals and objectives. She is a skilled fundraiser, with expertise in strategic planning, marketing, planned giving campaigns, grant-making, finance, development and building strong organizational teams.
Under her leadership as Executive Director, the New Haven Chorale has enjoyed a renewed commitment to audience, excellence, community, creativity and to young musicians. Alice looks forward to assisting the Chorale in making music in more places and engaging more listeners in the 2016-2017 season.