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Laurence Tucker, Treasurer

Laurence Tucker, Treasurer

Larry Tucker spent 25 years managing the careers of some of the most well-respected artists in the Classical Music Industry. Maurizio Pollini, Marilyn Horne, Alicia de Larrocha, Nadja Salerno Sonnenberg, Montserrat Caballe, Jose Carreras, Agnes Baltsa, Giuseppe SInopoli, and Julius Rudel are just a few of the names he was privileged to work with. In addition, he toured some of the most well-respected orchestras throughout the world. Names such as the Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestre de Paris among others

Following his career as a manger of artists, he has worked with the Seattle, Milwaukee and Nashville orchestras overseeing all programming as well as overseeing the operation department of each orchestra.

Larry was the founding treasurer of the Pacific Northwest Naras chapter, as well as the founding President and subsequent Chairman of the Board of the Marilyn Horne Foundation. He currently serves as the First Vice President of Temple Beth-El in Knoxville, TN.

Since his retirement in July, 2017 he has been the programming consultant to the new McKnight Center for the Performing Arts, at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Opening in September, 2019 with three performances of the New York Philharmonic, they present a diverse array of performances, including recitals, Broadway Shows, and other wide-ranging performances.