Concord Community Music School (CCMS) has selected Daniel Acsadi as Executive Director, following an executive search process led by Arts Consulting Group (ACG). He will begin his tenure on May 9, 2022.
An experience arts educator and administrator, Acsadi comes to CCMS after serving as the Director of Education and Community Programs at the Powers Music School in Belmont, Massachusetts. During his time there, Acsadi expanded the curriculum through faculty-led seminars, led a creative aging initiative, which established the Watch City Singers choir, and collaborated with regional councils on aging. He also launched the Powers Certificate Program, which supports the educational goals of the school’s ambitious students.
Previously, Acsadi has worked with the Boston Classical Guitar Society and Boston GuitarFest. As an educator, he has taught at Tufts University, Powers Music school, Longy School of Music of Bard College, Bridgewater State University, and New England Conservatory of Music, among others. Acsadi holds a bachelor of arts degree in music and economics from Cornell University and a master of music and doctor of musical arts in guitar performance from New England Conservatory of Music.
In making the announcement, Search Committee Co-Chair and Trustee Doug Bechtel said, “We were very impressed by the caliber of applicants from all over the country and even outside of the United States. It was clear to the board members, faculty, and staff that Daniel was the top choice, and we’re so thrilled that he will be joining the school later this spring.”
“I’m honored to serve as Concord Community Music School’s Executive Director,” said Acsadi Name. “CCMS is home to a wonderful array of private lessons, group programs, expressive therapies, and performances. I’m excited to join this talented and passionate community with the goal of cultivating the many powers of music and the arts throughout our region.”
“Congratulations to the search committee, board, and staff of Concord Community Music School on the selection of Daniel Acsadi,” said ACG Vice President Calida Jones. “His passion and experience in music education, as well as his ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with a diverse body of stakeholders will serve CCMS well in the coming years.”