A photo of Lesley Hinger
Lesley Hinger | Photo: Amy Jo Espetveidt

Lesley Hinger

Operations Manager

Lesley Hinger (she/her/hers) joined Calgary Arts Development in March 2016, supporting the administrative needs of the president and CEO, board of directors, and staff. Prior to joining Calgary Arts Development, Lesley worked in fund development at the University of Calgary and has held numerous positions with some wonderful arts organizations including Calgary Opera, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and Spiritus Chamber Choir.

Lesley is a composer of acoustic and electroacoustic music, and holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Composition from Boston University. Her works have been performed across North America and Europe, and she co-founded the Boston-based Acoustic Uproar concert series. Lesley is also a sessional instructor of music theory and composition at the University of Calgary, and is the co-artistic director of New Works Calgary.

In her spare time she is passionate about movies, live music, Beyoncé, and her cat Paul.