Meet the Arts Education Network Team

Carol Bogash

Vice President of Education and Community Engagement, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
T 410-783-8057
Website: www.bsomusic.org/main.taf?p=9,5,6

For more than 30 years, Carol Bogash has been passionately dedicated to creating educational programs in the arts, humanities, and sciences providing enriching opportunities for learners of all ages and diverse communities. Currently, she is Vice President of Education and Community Engagement at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra responsible for a large and diverse program engaging all ages from the very young to those who are retired. From 2007-2011 she served as the Director of Education for the Washington Performing Arts Society, overseeing a large and diverse program reaching more than 100,000 people each year.

As the Director of Educational and Cultural Programs at The Smithsonian Associates for more than 11 years, she was responsible for over educational 1,500 programs annually, including lectures, seminars, courses, Smithsonian's Discovery Theatre, studio arts, performances, summer camp, study tours and national outreach. Prior to working at the Smithsonian, Bogash was General Manager of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra (FL), was Director of the Non-Credit Liberal Arts Program and of the Master of Interdisciplinary Science Studies at Johns Hopkins University's School of Continuing Studies, served as the Orchestra Manager for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and taught at the Peabody Institute of Music and in the Baltimore City Public School System.

In 2009, she was awarded the prestigious Palmes Academiques by the French government for her broad areas of work in education and specifically on projects devoted to furthering a better understanding and appreciation for French culture.