Call him the new boss. Call him the big-vision guy, if you must, or the longtime insider.
But don't call Mayne Mihacsi, the newly named executive director of the Beaverton Symphony Orchestra, a bean-counter.
"I bristle at that term. I hope I'm adding value, not just calculating value."
Mihacsi takes over the reins of the orchestra that was created in 1984 by Charles Encell. It's a brand new position, made possible by a joint fellowship grant from Intel and Social Venture Partners-Portland. And Mihacsi arrives at this position as logically as a composer uses a bridge to link a verse and a chorus.
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