GTPO Administration

Qazim Kallushi - Executive Director

Qazim Kallushi - GTPO Executive Director

Possessing strong leadership qualities and experience in various senior management positions of orchestra administration, Qazim Kallushi has networked extensively within the orchestral community in Canada and internationally. Mr. Kallushi has been Managing Director of the RTSH (Albanian National TV) Symphonic Orchestra. He has also served as the General Manager of "Masterworks of Oakville" Choir & Orchestra from March 2010 until May 2011.

His experience with arts organizations in GTA also includes Admin Intern for Community Cultural Impresarios - Ontario Contact 2007, member of Programming Committee for the "Brass in the Grass" Music Festival with Lakeshore Arts 2008 as well as post graduate studies in arts administration at Humber College – Arts Administration Program and the University of Waterloo – Manage Culture Program.

In addition, he has attended professional development programs organized by Cultural Careers Council of Ontario, Orchestras Canada, League of American Orchestras and is a member of ISPA (International Society for Performing Arts) and IAMA (International Artists Managers Association).

GTPO Staff

Alexander Smith – Personnel  Email icon
Development Coordinator – vacant
Christopher Cerpnjak, Marketing & PR, intern
Michael Lordly – Website Manager


Administrative Opportunities

The GTPO is looking for a Development & Fundraising coordinator. More information here.

GTPO Board

Kathleen Chang – President
Brendan McClement – Director
Brent Stanley – Director
Redi Martini – Director
Salvador Miranda – Director

With the generous support of

  • Premier Homecare Services
  • Columbus Centre
  • St. John's Music
  • Toronto Arts Council
  • Ontario Arts Council
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation