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Stanley Romanstein

Stanley Romanstein, Professor of Practice in Music & the Arts, brings his deep passion for music of many genres to GSU’s Creative Media Industries Institute.  With a successful career as both a musician and an arts administrator, Stanley Romanstein is a singer and conductor (Director of Choral Music and Chair, Department of Music, St. Lawrence University, 1987-1996), a music historian (Ph.D. Musicology, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati) with expertise in music of the late Italian Renaissance, and has served as both an educator (Director, Baltimore School for the Arts, 1996-2000) and a non-profit leader (President & CEO, Minnesota Humanities Center, 2001-2010, and President & CEO, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, 2010-2014).  He has twice been named a Fulbright Scholar, first to Israel (Hebrew University, Jerusalem) and later to Japan (Funabashi).  As a complement to his work with GSU’s Creative Media Industries Institute (www.creativity.gsu.edu), Stanley serves on the Georgia Music Partners’ board of directors (www.gmp.org), and he is an advisor to BLJackson Associates (www.bljacksonassociates.com), a consulting firm working with not-for-profit organizations to create innovative strategies, impactful governance and successful fundraising campaigns.