The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (FWSO) is saddened to announce the passing of longtime President and CEO Ann Koonsman who passed away on June 21, 2021, having surmounted significant health challenges in her final years. She served the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in multiple capacities over many years, both as a violinist and executive. In 1980, she became the Executive Director of the FWSO, a position she held with distinction until her retirement in 2004. She returned to the FWSO in 2006 as President and CEO, a position she held until her second retirement in 2011.
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