Kayleigh Butcher became the General Manager of Rhymes With Opera in September 2016. She is also Executive Director and performing member of Quince Ensemble. She was previously Operations Director for the Chicago-based group Ensemble Dal Niente, where she executed national and international tours for this 22-member ensemble, prepared and analysed budgets, and facilitated collaborations with high-profile artists such as Deerhoof, Marcos Balter, Raphael Cendo, and Georg Frederich Haas.
Butcher has also held posts at Columbia University and The People’s Music School in Chicago, where she crafted national messaging and web content, organized national and international conferences, and spearheaded numerous successful fundraising campaigns. Kayleigh is also a coordinator for the annual new music summer festival in NYC called the TIME SPANS Festival. She holds a Master’s degree in Voice Performance from Bowling Green State University.