In addition to her passion for performing and teaching music, Gwen uses her extensive leadership experience to pursue opportunities in arts administration. Currently working as the Administrative Coordinator for Finger Lakes Opera, she has also worked with Opera On Tap Boston, The Hochstein School, and the Eastman Institute for Music Leadership. Gwen was also elected as the Eastman Students’ Association President in 2019, representing the entire undergraduate student body at the Eastman School of Music.

Gwen has a knack for communicating and fostering relationships with high-level donors, clients, and patrons. Always learning and building on her instincts, Gwen has pursued positions in development, marketing, and social-media management. As a tech-savvy, native user, Gwen has also developed strong, cross-platform computer skills, including extensive software competency and social media fluency. 

Gwen Paker working as an administrator with Finger Lakes Opera
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Gwen Paker as Eastman Students' Association President