2018 Daniel Pinkham Award Recipient
Robin Godfrey has served as the Executive Director of GALA Choruses, an international organization of LGBTQ+ choruses representing over 10,000 singers and 190 member choruses from North America, Europe, South America, Africa, and Australia since 2007. Major achievements during her tenure at GALA have included the redesign of the quadrennial festival to expand delegate performance opportunities and allow member choruses to present more of their most innovative work at the event, the introduction of the 411 consulting program which provides access to experienced arts organization consultants as a benefit of membership and expansion of the programs for the support of queer youth.
Godfrey’s 25 years of experience in accounting and finance was primarily in the electric power and related industries prior to beginning her work in arts management with the Renaissance City Choirs in 2002. She also serves as president of the board of Dreams of Hope – a Pittsburgh queer youth arts organization. Robin maintains a private accounting practice and resides in Pittsburgh with her golden retriever, Kelsey.