DAVID HYSLOP has been appointed interim president and chief executive officer of Nebraska’s Omaha Symphony as the organization undertakes a national search for a chief executive. James M. Johnson, the Omaha Symphony’s current president and CEO, will leave Omaha in April to begin his new post as chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Hyslop is a consultant to the performing arts with wide experience at orchestras. He is the former CEO of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, where he served from 1978 to 1991, and occupied the same role at the Minnesota Orchestra, working there from 1991 to 2003. Hyslop has served as interim CEO of symphonies in Dallas, Louisville, Ky., and Stockton, Calif., and assisted the Santa Fe Opera and Amarillo Symphony Orchestra with strategic planning. He has served as vice chair and board member of the League of American Orchestras, as chairman of the Major Managers Association of North America, and as a member of the National Endowment for the Arts Panels in Washington, D.C.
Posted March 20, 2018