Stacey Hoffman - Executive Director, Living Jazz
Stacey Hoffman has been the Executive Director of Living Jazz since 1985.
came to the position with an extensive background in music, dance and fine arts, along with 7 years of experience in business management.
co-founded the organization originally to help save a faltering summer music program, Jazz Camp West
from extinction, and has gone on to design and launch several Bay Area music programs, many of which have become Bay Area treasures.
She has produced Jazz Camp West since 1984, co-founded the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir in 1986; the Fall and Spring Music Series in 1988; RhythmVoice in 1990; and Jazz Camp Weekend in 1991.
created the Oakland Jazz Choir in 1992, "In the Name Of Love", The Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 2001; the Oakland Children's Community Choir in 2005, and Jam Camp West
, a music camp for 10-15 year olds, in 2007.
love of the arts, commitment to Living Jazz
and dedication to her
work, Ms. Hoffman
has been responsible for bringing literally thousands of people together, fostering a sense of inspiration and community within the Bay Area's jazz scene.