Charleston Jazz Announces New Director of Development

Tatjana Beylotte joins the organization from the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

CHARLESTON, SC – August 9, 2018, Charleston Jazz is proud to announce and welcome Tatjana Beylotte as the new Director of Development. Ms. Beylotte comes to Charleston Jazz with 18 years of experience in fundraising for arts organizations. Most recently, she managed the fundraising activities for the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston as Deputy Director.

“I am thrilled to join one of the most vital arts organizations in Charleston during this exciting time of growth,” said Tatjana Beylotte. “Charleston Jazz is poised for great success and I look forward to building and cultivating broad support for the many facets of the organization including the Charleston Jazz Academy’s education and community outreach programs.”

Prior to her role at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Ms. Beylotte was Executive Director of 1708 Gallery, a non-profit space for contemporary art.  She also worked as Arts Education Grants Coordinator for the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and Director of Development for International Arts and Artists in Washington, DC.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Tatjana join our leadership team,” said Mary Beth Natarajan, Executive Director at Charleston Jazz. “Her broad fundraising and management skills will help us maintain and grow our cherished base of supporters as we expand our performance, education and outreach programming into the next decade.”

Tatjana holds a Master’s degree in Museum Studies from George Washington University and a Bachelor’s degree in Arts Management from the College of Charleston.

ABOUT CHARLESTON JAZZ:
Charleston Jazz is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote musical awareness and education including the recognition and preservation of the history of jazz in the Lowcountry through performances, special events, and educational outreach. Established in 2008 as Jazz Artists of Charleston, the organization has earned a reputation for presenting, producing, and advocating for all things jazz and the artists who bring this music to life in dynamic ways. The organization manages the Charleston Jazz Orchestra, the Charleston Jazz Festival, and the Charleston Jazz Academy.

For more information and to schedule an interview, media appearance, or for hi-resolution images, contact Mary Beth Natarajan at marybeth@charlestonjazz.com.