Bay Atlantic Symphony Names Interim Executive Director


Bay Atlantic Symphony Names Interim Executive Director

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 10, 2019) — The Bay Atlantic Symphony Board of Trustees has appointed Kathleen J. Corbalis, APR, of Galloway Twp., N.J., as the symphony’s interim executive director.

In her new role, Corbalis will manage the financial and institutional development of the forward-looking arts organization. She will partner with Music Director Jed Gaylin to implement the strategic and artistic vision of the symphony.

With more than 30 years of experience in non-profit public relations, marketing and fundraising, Corbalis is fervent about the symphony’s mission of bringing music education and concerts to members of the southern New Jersey community. The award-winning communicator will use expertise garnered from her 30-year tenure as executive director of college relations at Atlantic Cape Community College, where she founded and operated a long-running contemporary folk music series. She also served as the project manager and social media manager for the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) and president of Kathleen Corbalis Communications, where she focused on higher education, non-profits and fine arts.

As a community advocate, Corbalis is a long-time member and former chairperson of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey – Southern Branch Advisory Board as well as Scholarship Vice President of the PR Council of Greater Atlantic City. In addition, she has served as a mentor to public relations graduate students at her alma maters, Syracuse and Rowan universities.

“We are delighted to have Kathleen serve as our interim executive director,” said Dr. Thomas Giegerich, president of the Bay Atlantic Symphony Board of Trustees. “She brings a breadth of experience and expertise that will enhance our commitment to bringing concerts and music education to southern New Jersey.”

The Bay Atlantic Symphony performs symphonic and chamber concerts and educates adults, young people, and special populations throughout southern New Jersey in the beauty and power of classical music. To learn more, visit, call (609) 449-8780, or visit them on Facebook.



Bay Atlantic Symphony Media Contact:

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Cathleen Kiernan: 609.601.8379

Beth Beauchamp

Having worked as a professional musician, a music-educator, and the Executive Director of a number of non-profit arts organizations, Beth has over 10 years of experience in catering to the unique needs of artists. Beth believes that the talent, education, and skill-sets of her clients have inherent worth. As a passionate artist advocate, she aims to help her artists improve the quality of their own lives by encouraging them to honor the value of their own work, and by creating materials which allow them to champion their art with confidence. Equally interested in building community, Beth aims to create a roster of artists who are excited to support and collaborate together.