Diana Blanchard has been active in the arts community in Winston-Salem for nearly six years. She received a bachelor of music degree in vocal performance from Florida State University and a master of fine arts degree in performing arts management from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Blanchard has served as the Roads Scholar Assistant Coordinator; as the connectivity coordinator for the Piedmont Symphony; and as an intern for the Camel City Jazz Orchestra. Today Blanchard is the executive director for Assisted Artists of Winston-Salem. She also serves as the auditions coordinator for the AJ Fletcher Opera Institute at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and as the program manager for scholarships for the Contemporary A Capella Society.