New Hampshire

Meet Your Federal Arts Advocacy Captain

Deanna Hoying

Newly named Executive Director of Symphony NH (Symphony New Hampshire - also known as SNH), Deanna R Hoying is an arts administrator with over 30 years of experience in arts education. Ms. Hoying joined SNH in 2019 as their grant writer and quickly became their Development Manager. She has been serving as Interim Executive Director of SNH since August 2021.

Prior to joining Symphony NH, Ms. Hoying served a four-year term as Director of Education and Community Engagement for the Louisville Orchestra (LO). During her tenure at LO, she modernized the education curriculum and programming as well as created new community partnerships. She also served as project director of an arts integration program for several local middle schools. Previously, Ms. Hoying worked as Director of Education with several American opera companies, including Cincinnati, Arizona and Kentucky where she created curriculum/ touring programs for schools, adult enrichment programs and built thriving young artist programs. Ms. Hoying also taught K-12 general, vocal and instrumental music at schools in Philadelphia, PA and Tucson, AZ. Ms. Hoying has a Bachelor of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music in French horn performance and her teaching certificate work in music education was from Temple University in Philadelphia where she also did graduate work. She currently lives with her family in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Favorite Art Form: Music

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