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OBF Interns learn about production

  • Jun 26, 2014

Festival Interns Maya and Jon learn about production in the Hult Center. Read more about Jon and Maya below.

 

Maya Zimmerman
Festival Operations Intern

Maya will be supporting Gail Norris and the Festival Ops department, and will assist in scheduling volunteers, coordinating catering, gift baskets and flowers, the scheduling and transportation of artists and other integral festival logistics.
Maya hails from San Francisco, California and moved to Eugene three years ago to obtain a degree at the University of Oregon. She is currently a junior studying Public Relations in the School of Journalism and Communication in hopes of pursuing a career in event planning. Maya has held various jobs including a summer camp counselor, Information Team Captain for the Willamette Valley Music Festival, an intern for the local organization, Ballet Fantastique and with a travel agency/event planning company in Sevilla, Spain during a semester abroad. Music is Maya's greatest passion in life and she wishes to provide entertainment is the form of concerts and festivals for her fellow music lovers. Maya loves traveling, meeting new people and trying new foods.



Jonathan Kuhns
Festival Operations Intern

Jonathan will join the OBF team in early June, and will be supporting Gail Norris and the Festival Ops department, and will assist in scheduling volunteers, coordinating catering, gift baskets and flowers, the scheduling and transportation of artists and other integral festival logistics. Originally from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Jon is currently Assistant Horn with the Eugene Symphony. Previously, Jon has held positions with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra (Japan), and Young Musicians' Foundation Debut Orchestra. In addition, he has played in a number of smaller orchestras, including the Fresno Philharmonic, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, and Midland-Odessa Symphony Orchestra. He received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University, and graduate degree from the University of Southern California. Jon is currently in transition from living in Dallas, TX, and excited to begin anew in the Pacific Northwest!

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