Svenja Soldovieri has been a proud Symphony family member off and on since 2002, wearing various administrative hats both for The Symphony and Symphony Foundation. She recently joined The Symphony team as our full time Development Officer. Born in New Jersey, Svenja was educated at Columbia University and has spent the bulk of her adult life in New York City, Athens, Greece, and Santa Fe.
Svenja’s ongoing career as a writer, editor, and researcher has included confidential projects for high-profile clients in Hollywood and New York; other clients have included Nickelodeon, Pepsi Cola International, The New-York Historical Society, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, The National Bar Association, The Center for the Study of Social Policy, United World College of the American West, Central Park SummerStage, and Amazon.com.
She is proud to have earned production associate credit on The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, a landmark documentary series about segregation in the American South that received a Peabody Award in 2002.
When not at her desk at The Symphony, Svenja spends a great deal of time attempting to convince her children, Giovanna and Enzo, to behave. Her husband, Alex Kalangis, is a finance and operations executive and a native of Santa Fe.