Maure Aronson was born in South Africa and lived there for 27 years. Mr. Aronson began his professional career in the arts in South Africa as an artist manager and presenter. From 1986 to 1990, he was general manager for Boston modern dance companies Beth Soll & Company and Concert Dance Company. In 1990, he founded World Music and is the organizations Executive and Artistic Director. In 2001 World Music launched CRASHarts, a division of World Music dedicated to presenting a multidisciplinary contemporary performing arts series. Mr. Aronson has been honored with two distinguished awards: The Proscenium Award for Audience Development and The Heinz Award for Entrepreneurship in the Arts. He served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters from 2004 – 2007. World Music/CRASHarts presents approximately 100 performances annually and, over the last 18 years, has presented more than 700 performing ensembles from all corners of the globe.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Maure Aronson and other top speakers and celebrities.