Community Music Center of Boston Announces New Executive Director

Community Music Center of Boston (the Music Center) has appointed Lecolion Washington as executive director through a national search process guided by Arts Consulting Group. Washington begins at the Music Center in September 2017 and is currently executive director of the PRIZM Ensemble and Director of In-Schools Programs for the Memphis Music Initiative. He succeeds David Lapin who has been the Music Center’s Executive Director for a record-breaking 34 years.

“I am extremely honored that the board of Community Music Center of Boston has selected me as the incoming Executive Director.” said Lecolion Washington. “After meeting with the board and spending time with the senior staff, I feel like I was born to be part of the work that the Music Center is doing in Boston. I’m very excited about the future!"

Lecolion Washington has been a staunch advocate for the relevance of music as an agent for social   change. He was the co-founder/executive director of the PRIZM Ensemble, an organization whose mission is to build a diverse community through chamber music education, youth development, and performance.

You can learn more about the appointment of Washington here.

Published: June 25, 2017