Gene Murrow is the founder and executive director of Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS), a non-profit service organization supporting and promoting early music in New York. GEMS manages an artist agency (GEMS Live!), produces 41 free weekly chamber music concerts per year (Midtown Concerts), and provides numerous other marketing, administrative, and financial services. Following graduation from Columbia and Harvard Universities and studies at Juilliard, Murrow founded two computer service companies while active as a performer on oboe and recorder. He served for two terms as president of the American Recorder Society and on the board of Early Music America, and has been a panelist for New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs.