CSO names new Executive Director

Daniel Beckley
Daniel Beckley

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced the appointment of Daniel Beckley as Executive Director of the newly restructured organization.

Beckley comes to the orchestra from BlueKey Web Solutions, a web design and Internet marketing firm based in Charleston. Since joining BlueKey in 2005, Danny has played a vital role in guiding the company through significant growth and expansion topping 400%.  As Managing Director at the firm, he was responsible for strategic planning and oversight of finance, technology and professional services.  He will shift his full time duties from BlueKey to the Charleston Symphony effective immediately.

"I am honored and thrilled to be part of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra organization at this exciting juncture in its history.  We've all faced many challenges this past year but now it is time to move forward and together begin the hard work of raising funds and planning an outstanding 75th Anniversary Season for this Charleston community," said Beckley, "I thank the musicians, Board and staff for their confidence and I look forward to ensuring that this community continues to enjoy the professionally performed classical music they have grown to love."

A classical bass trombonist and certified music teacher, Beckley holds a Masters in Music Performance from Northwestern University and Bachelors in Music Education from James Madison University.

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