Nancy Adams Drye

Nancy Adams Drye was formerly head of development at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania; her current consulting focuses mainly on grant-writing. Prior to her development career, she spent a decade coordinating concerts for the Music Department of the University of Pennsylvania, where she continues to play viola in the Penn Symphony Orchestra. In addition to Network, she has served on the boards of a swim club, a civic association, a bicycle advocacy organization, and a community music school, often as treasurer. She traces her interest in contemporary music to early exposure, through a piece commissioned for her junior high orchestra.