The Board of Trustees of Philadelphia’s Academy of Music, an historic opera house and concert hall owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association and operated by Kimmel Center., Inc., has elected ADELE K. SCHAEFFER chairman. Among her numerous volunteer affiliations, she has served as co-chair of the Academy’s Music Anniversary Concert and Ball; as a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, her alma mater, and of the Philadelphia-based Foreign Policy Research Institute; as chair of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Dental Medicine and Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts; and as a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Board of Directors, where she continues to serve.

Posted November 19, 2013