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Richard Bass

Assistant Director of Development—Gift Recorder

Richard Bass fills the important role of gift recorder and assists with many special projects. He also manages planned giving, bequests and gifts of stock to The Boston Conservatory. He has previously served as the manager of major giving at Oxfam America and managed the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, the Minnesota Orchestra and Chicago’s Lakefront summer festival. He has also provided consulting on non-profit board development, fundraising and arts management and representation. Bass holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music theory from the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University and completed doctoral work in music history at the University of Paris.

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