South Shore Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer

South Shore Conservatory (Hingham, Hanover, Duxbury, MA) recently announced the hiring of Jim Keenan, former vice president of music school operations for The Real School of Music, as its new chief operating officer (COO).

In this new position, Keenan is primarily responsible for core education programs, overseeing internal and day-to-day operations at SSC’s Hingham and Duxbury campuses, and ensuring excellent customer service for Conservatory students and families. As a critical member of the senior management team, he serves as the strategic thought leader, resident expert, and driving force behind all work related to core education programs, overseeing support services including student registration and campus management.

"I'm grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the SSC mission, and to work with this outstanding community of musicians, educators, students, and families," Keenan said. "I'm excited to be a part of SSC's large footprint and the many different and diverse communities we serve.”

About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for over 45 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 4,000 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore.

Published: May 04, 2018