Angela Elster

President and CEO
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Angela Elster is president and CEO of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and VSO School of Music. Elster was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor General of Canada. She is vice-chair of the Coalition for Music Education Canada and a director of the Canadian Network for Arts and Learning.

NON-PROFIT: Humane Society, because our furry friends are important. In memory of my two beloved dogs, Maia and Athena, who both left this world in recent months.
FUN FACT: I’m an avid gardener.
GOAL FOR 2022: Bring audiences back to live music.