Ann Tucker has been recognized by the Illinois Council of Orchestras as its 2019 Board President of the Year.
A longtime devotee of classical music and opera, Ann has been a member of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors since 2001 and has served as the orchestra’s President since 2008. Her personal contribution to musical performance has included choral singing since high school and current membership in the DeKalb Festival Chorus.
As President, Ann has provided responsible and productive leadership to the KSO Board of Directors and professional staff as they oversee the artistic and financial operation of the orchestra. This has contributed to the advancement of the orchestra’s performance and educational missions.
Her past professional experience has included 11 years at Kishwaukee College, teaching and serving as the Dean of Arts, Communication, and Social Sciences.