Natalie Bruno

Natalie Bruno

Natalie Bruno is the Director of Talent & Organizational Culture at Mango Languages, a business that enriches lives through language and culture, via cutting-edge language-learning software. Prior to this appointment, she was the Chief Operating Officer & Vice President for Development with Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings, Eisenhower Dance, and the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival. In 2009, she launched Detroit Passport to the Arts with a group of young professionals and was named one of Crain’s Detroit Business 2010 “40 Under 40” honorees for her work in attracting audiences to cultural organizations. A native of Chicago, Natalie has made Metro Detroit her home since 2003. She remains active on the board of Detroit Passport to the Arts, and also serves on the board of Challenge Detroit. Follow her @NatalieBruno11.

Music proves Detroit is "Structurally Sound"

Last Saturday night, the walls of Detroit’s Green Garage were reported to have been…singing. Or so it would seem to anyone walking along the “Green Alley” behind the Green Garage as the sun was setting. Upon further investigation, there is more to this story. The Green Garage is one of seven venues to have been featured so far … Continue Reading →

So many faces and facets of Detroit

Labor Day is over. September is in full swing. It is the time of year that excites just about everyone. First-day-of-school photos inundated social media for a few weeks. Fundraising events have kept our September calendars full. Arts and cultural seasons open in October. And Detroit sports fans have plenty of options for watching their favorite teams. But at the … Continue Reading →

Chamber music is a hot ticket in Detroit

The stage sizzled last Saturday night. It was the opening of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, in its 21st season, presenting artists of international fame playing music through the centuries. Backstage was quiet. The performers took the last few moments before walking onto stage to meditate, visualize, or breath; whatever helped them find their center. Anton … Continue Reading →