Doug Donato – Assistant Manager, Production

Doug is from Waterbury, CT and holds a BS from Wagner College in Staten Island, NY where he majored in Arts Administration & Arts Management Production. He has worked in a variety of fields in the Arts & Entertainment industry including Marketing, Licensing, Music Education, and Concert Production. He joined the Hartford Symphony Orchestra after 2 years of working with the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra’s El Sistema based Bravo Waterbury! Program.

While working in this capacity, he discovered just how impactful live music can be on people and especially children as an essential part of their emotional and intellectual development. Doug brings that passion for live music to the HSO where he ensures that all of the pieces come together to ensure successful HSO concerts behind the scenes.