Jerry Kern Has Made Lots of Noise at the Colorado Symphony

The Colorado Symphony Orchestra's Classically Cannabis series this summer grabbed headlines across the country -- but it's far from the first time that the symphony has turned heads, and it won't be the last. The organization has hosted high-profile musical collaborations, launched out-of-the-box fundraising efforts, made flashy new hires. Who's responsible for such bold moves? The answer, says nearly everyone associated with the CSO, is symphony CEO Jerome Kern. For more on this unlikely savior, read Joel Warner's "Unfinished Symphony" story on the Backbeat blog.


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