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Leslie Lassiter Elected Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Vice President, President-Elect

Leslie Lassiter

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017 – 2:09 PM

Leslie Lassiter of Beverly Hills is the newly elected vice president, president-elect of the Los Angles Chamber Orchestra (LACO).

Executive Director Scott Harrison, announced that LACO, celebrating its 50th anniversary during the 2017-18 season, has appointed two new board of directors members and elected two new officers. Terms for President Dana Newman (Altadena), the board’s presiding officer, and Chair K. Eugene Shutler (Santa Monica) are extended by one year.

Other newly elected officers are Shaheen Nanji, secretary (Pacific Palisades).  

“I am pleased to welcome to the executive committee newly elected officers Leslie Lassiter and Shaheen Nanji, who are both extremely committed to helping expand LACO’s boundaries,” said Newman. “During their time on the board, their spirit of innovation and focus on community-facing activities have proven invaluable in propelling the organization forward artistically and helping to draw new audiences. I’m particularly encouraged with Leslie’s election as president elect and my successor in one year, as she will be a creative and dynamic leader for the organization.”

Lassiter is a managing director who leads the entertainment practice at J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank in L.A..

For information on LACO, call 213-622-7001 or visit


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