PRODUCER/DIRECTOR - ARTS ADMINISTRATOR
• Celebrity Relationships: Worked intimately with many classical music celebrities, including over ten national broadcasts for Luciano Pavarotti at the Met, and for his international vocal competition.
Result: Learned diplomacy, tact, and protocol.
• Syndicated Radio: Wrote and produced five years of An Evening at the Pops with Skitch Henderson, a weekly radio program heard on over three hundred radio stations throughout the US.
Result: Developed the craft of succinct precision and delivering information in an
easily understood format.
• Union Negotiations: Negotiated on behalf of Metropolitan Opera management, where there are twenty-one unions. Also, negotiated deals show by show.
Results: Understanding of negotiating procedures, and contracts with all the major unions in any US theater or performing company.
• Strategic Planning & Business Administration: Created, funded, and produced projects for D'Alessio Media, Inc., which has just celebrated its twentieth anniversary. This work includes managing an office and audio studio.
Results: An exemplary reputation in the arts and broadcast field, five Emmys, an important arts archive, and the ability to produce telecasts of the highest level on budget and on time.
D’ALESSIO MEDIA, INC., NEW YORK, NY
1984 – Present
Founded and managed TV, radio and stage production company specializing in the performing arts.
Technical and Business Administrator
METROPOLITAN OPERA ASSOCIATION, NEW YORK, NY
1971 – 1984
Started as Technical and Business Administrator overseeing all production including stage and shop supervision, union negotiations and all contracts with vendors and service providers (1971-1978). Transitioned into newly formed Media Department where produced Live from the Met (1978-1984).
BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY (SUNY), BINGHAMTON, NY
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology
Board of Directors, The Oratorio Society of New York - resides at Carnegie Hall
Board of Governors - The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Vice President - Co-op Board of Directors - 151 W. 74th St., NYC
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