“The Winston-Salem Symphony is deeply grateful, thanks to the generous support of an anonymous donor, that it is able to welcome Jessica as the newest member of our arts community,” said Vale. “Jessica brings passion, infectious enthusiasm, creativity, and a phenomenal dedication to engage and serve our community’s youth and adults to her new role. She will be an inspiring addition to the Symphony family and our region.”
Prior to joining the Symphony, Munch-Dittmar served as volunteer & program coordinator for the Creative & Performing Arts Program at the Salvation Army of Savannah, Georgia. In addition to maintaining an active private teaching studio instructing children and adults on orchestra and band instruments, Munch-Dittmar previously served as a music educator and administrative consultant for Mrs. G’s Music Foundation; as a music educator in the York, Aiken, Lexington and Jasper County (South Carolina) Schools; as a New Horizons Band low brass instructor and as theater house manager for the University of South Carolina’s Aiken Campus, where she also served as assistant to the band director.
Munch-Dittmar recently earned her Masters of Arts Administration from the Savannah College of Art and Design where she was honored with the Outstanding Achievement Award. She holds a Bachelor of music education from the University of South Carolina and numerous non-profit, volunteer management and music certificates. She is a member of the National Association for Music Educators and the National Tuba Association.
Munch-Dittmar can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (336) 725-1035, extension 221 beginning August 5, 2013.