Gordon Ostrowski has served as administrator, artistic producer, stage director, and teacher at Manhattan School of Music since 1991.
He serves on the board of directors of the National Opera Association as Vice President for Conventions. He also serves on the board of directors of the Douglas Moore Fund for American Opera, placing promising young composers in opera residencies with professional opera companies.
He has directed Die Zauberflote and concert operas of Le nozze di Figaro, L’elisir d’amore, La Traviata and Rigoletto for Opera Tuscia in Viterbo, Italy. He has also directed Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro for the New Opera Festival of Rome. He has taught acting style at the Chautauqua Opera since 1998.
He has served on the board of directors of Opera America and is past president of Opera for Youth, Inc. He has previously served at Michigan Opera Theatre as assistant to the director; the Cincinnati Opera as assistant director and stage director; the University of Southern California as producer/stage manager; and the Santa Fe Opera as production assistant and assistant director.