The Utah Opera Company board of trustees has retained the services of Genovese, Vanderhoof and Associates to assist in the nationwide search for a new general director for the company. The firm, based in Toronto, Canada, specializes in strategic planning, management structures, income and board development for performing and visual arts organizations.
Interested local candidates can send resumes to Calvin Gaddis, chairman of the board, Utah Opera, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101.Since the death of general director Glade Peterson, his daughter and administrative assistant, Leslie Peterson Adams, is acting general director and will continue until a new director is found. She stresses that operations are continuing as usual. "Don Giovanni" revenue exceeded expectations, and season ticket renewals are vigorous.