Delaware Symphony Association members recently elected three new directors to the board of directors.

Jimi Honochick serves as a research analyst for Wilmington Trust’s portfolio managers, providing bottom-up, fundamental research. He serves the group in the consumer discretionary sector with a particular expertise in media. Honochick also brings industry experience to his media research from five years of working in television production. Honochick holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Villanova University. He is a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia.

David McBride is a partner at the law firm of Young, Conaway, Stargatt and Taylor. He concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law and corporate and commercial litigation. He has been involved in corporate law cases, particularly in the area of mergers and acquisitions. He serves as an appointed member of the Committee on Corporate Laws of the Section of Business Law of the American Bar Association. McBride is a member of the American Law Institute and the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is one of Delaware’s three commissioners to the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Laws, a member of the Rules Committee of the Delaware Court of Chancery, a member of the board of editors of the Delaware Lawyer and a director of the Historical Society for the Delaware Court of Chancery. He has served on the board of the Music School of Delaware and as a session member at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Wilmington.

Patricia Zaharko is a retired bank trust professional with 25 years of experience in wealth management. She managed more than $750 million in personal trust accounts and private charitable foundations, business development and retention, estate planning, marketing, public relations and people management. Zaharko administered The Commonwealth Trust, a private charitable foundation that annually awards individuals and organizations for contributions in various fields. She was a director of Commercial Chemical Co. and a founding director and past treasurer of ArtCo, the governing organization for the $21.5 million Delaware Arts Stabilization Fund. A University of Delaware graduate, with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a history minor, and of the Pennsylvania Bankers Trust School, Zaharko is a lifetime supporter of the Delaware arts community.

The DSO’s 2018-19 113th anniversary season will kick off with Classics Series concerts on Sept. 28 and 30 in Wilmington and Lewes. Details for these performances and all Delaware Symphony events can be found at