Casey Molino Dunn
"I'm excited to build on our recent success and further collaborate with the Music Academy family. It is especially energizing to work together on initiatives that strengthen artistic communities, musicians' careers, and the future of classical music."
"Casey Molino Dunn's commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship will inspire new self-made career paths for young musicians. His management and leadership of the Fast Pitch Awards in 2020 demonstrated a dedication to positive mentorship that will impact the participants long after the summer."
Music Academy Board member and Lincoln Center Chief of Staff and Innovation
Mr. Molino Dunn, an accomplished professional musician, begins his new position after serving as the Director of Manhattan School of Music’s Center for Music Entrepreneurship. At Manhattan School, his key responsibilities included entrepreneurial coaching, leading career-enhancing services for students and alumni, teaching as part of the collegiate faculty, and collaboratively producing professional development workshops. Under his direction, the Center has been highlighted by Billboard and Forbes magazines.
In September, Mr. Molino Dunn will begin his new role part-time remotely and begin full-time in Santa Barbara in January 2021. Kevin Kwan Loucks served as Director of Innovation and Program Development from 2018-2020. The Artistic Operations department is managed by Chief Artistic Officer Jamie Broumas.
"In the footsteps of his leadership with MARLI, we are truly thrilled to welcome Casey Molino Dunn to our team. He is both an innovator and skilled educator who will help create meaningful career-launching opportunities for Music Academy fellows and alumni. There are few professionals in our industry better poised to help young musicians create their own path than Casey."