Mark Blakeman

Mark Blakeman

Vice President, Orchestra and Building Operations Manager
Nashville Symphony


  • B.S., Recording Industry Management M.B.A, Oklahoma City University 1992


  • Manages the 83-piece Nashville Symphony, a full-time staff of 40 and no fewer than 60 part-time employees
  • Manages the Schermerhorn Symphony Center
  • Has overseen productions featuring such luminaries as Luciano Pavarotti, Itzhak Perlman, Ray Charles, Faith Hill, Art Garfunkel, Michael McDonald, Natalie Cole and Elvis Costello
  • Nashville Symphony¬źs recording “Made in America” swept the 2008 Grammy Awards, winning in all three categories in which it was nominated, including Best Classical Album

Inducted: 2008 | Recording Industry