Celebrating the life of Bill Conner, CAPA President & CEO

November 16th, 2016 by CAPASMM

On November 13, we celebrated the extraordinary life of CAPA President & CEO Bill Conner at a public memorial service. If you would like to share in these favorite memories and special performances, you can watch the service below.

Performances by:

Columbus Symphony Orchestra
String Quartet
Alicia Hui, violin
Tatiana Hanna, violin
Karl Pedersen, viola
Luis Biava, cello

Opera Columbus
“Bring Him Home” from Les Miserables
Daniel Stein, tenor
Barbara Brenton Sahr, pianist

CATCO
“Love Changes Everything” from Aspects of Love
Joe Bishara, vocalist
Jonathan Collura, pianist

Columbus Symphony Orchestra
String Quartet
“The Minstrel”/”Danny Boy” (traditional)

Please join us to celebrate the life of William B. Conner, Jr.: Sunday, November 13 | 2 pm | Southern Theatre

November 4th, 2016 by CAPASMM

CAPA invites you to join us in celebrating the extraordinary life of President and CEO, William B. Conner, Jr., on Sunday, November 13, at 2 pm at the Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.).

Conner, a pillar of the Columbus arts community and pioneer of CAPA’s innovative shared services business model, passed away on October 28 at the age of 64 after a two-year battle with cancer. The public Celebration of Life service will feature special performances and remarks from esteemed colleagues.

“Bill was a trailblazer who changed the face of the arts in Columbus with his vision, dedication, and boundless energy,” stated Richard Helmreich, chair of the CAPA Board of Trustees. “We invite everyone to help celebrate his life lived without limits, and the amazing legacy he created for the arts community and citizens of central Ohio.”