Artistic Operations Manager
Born and raised in New England, Katie Nakanishi developed a love for music at a very young age. A classically trained double bassist, Katie attended the New England Conservatory of Music, where she found her passion for arts administration. Katie has worked as an orchestra librarian and manager for organizations such as: Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute, New England Conservatory’s Preparatory Program, and Boston Symphony Orchestra. Katie has been blessed to tour many parts of the world, including Mexico, Colombia and Ecuador, where she served as an orchestra librarian with the National Youth Orchestra of the USA, sponsored by Carnegie Hall. Katie also served as the orchestra manager for NEC’s Youth Philharmonic Tour to Bratislava, Budapest, Vienna, Prague and Frankfurt.
In her free time, Katie loves spending time with her partner, Eric, and their beagle Molly. She still continues to play bass whenever she can find the time.