Executive Director Eric Kuttner began his affiliation with the National Orchestral Association as a volunteer. Recognizing his extraordinary talents, NOA's late Chairman Frances Kennedy recruited Mr. Kuttner to write and edit the documentary,
Leon Barzin and the National Orchestral Association, and subsequently he became Executive Director. He also created the Association's website, and manages the day-to-day activities of the Association.
In addition to his duties as Executive Director, Mr. Kuttner
has been seen on the New York stage in a variety of Off-Broadway productions, and on television in various national commercials for major corporations.
Most recently he appeared at New York's HERE Arts Center, performing the
title role in The Diamond Eater, a play written by Tony-nominated
costume designer Carrie Robbins. Mr. Kuttner received his BA from SUNY-Binghamton, and was awarded the Levin Scholarship at Rutgers University, where he received his MFA in Acting. He also won an interdisciplinary grant from the Mason Gross School of the Arts for a production of one of his plays. Other works of his were produced in New York by the American Folk Theater and the Waterfront Ensemble. He is an alumnus of the National Music Camp, Interlochen.