Dolores Barzune has been a community volunteer for over 33 years. A former music and art teacher she is involved in arts education and arts advocacy. She is the former Chair of the Cultural Affairs Commission for the City of Dallas. A former chair of the Board of Governors of the Dallas Symphony, she and her husband chaired the Centennial Celebration for the Dallas Symphony; a year long celebration anchored by a trip to Carnegie Hall and Texas cities ending with a 21 day European Tour. Mrs. Barzune serves on the Executive Board of the Symphony and is part of an advance committee charged with the design of the Symphony’s upcoming new $200 million dollar Endowment Campaign. In addition she sits on the Advisory Council for the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas in Austin, she serves as co-chair of the Advisory Board for the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University, serves on the Dallas Planning Advisory Growth and Excellence Board for Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. Mrs. Barzune served as co-chair for the capital campaign of the Latino Cultural Center and served as the Chair for the Latino Cultural Center Opening Celebration and currently serves as President of the Friends of the Latino Cultural Center.
Dolores is married to Dallas surgeon, Larry Barzune. They have two children and three grandchildren.