Jeffrey S. Kimpton

President, Interlochen Center for the Arts

Before assuming his position at Interlochen, Mr. Kimpton served for nearly five years as Director of the School of Music and Professor of Music Education at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis. He was also director at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University and Director of Education at Yamaha Corporation. His first 15 years of professional work were in positions of progressive leadership with music and arts programs in school districts in New York, Minnesota and Kansas. Mr. Kimpton is a corporate member of the Munson Healthcare Board. Jeff and Julie have two adult children, Meghan and Adam, and two grandchildren, Samuel and Beatrix.