Hot Springs Music Festival taps David Palmer as interim executive director and horn player Caroline Kinsey as general manager

Posted on: March 9, 2022

“The Hot Springs Music Festival has appointed David Palmer as interim executive director and named Caroline Kinsey as general manager, and will return to live performances in June, according to a news release,” reads an unsigned article in last Tuesday’s (3/1) Sentinel-Record (Hot Springs, AR). “Palmer [is] currently the artistic director of Chamber Music Amarillo, now a part of the Amarillo Symphony…. As founder of Chamber Music Amarillo, Palmer has grown the organization during its last 24 years to include chamber music, chamber orchestra, jazz and educational outreach…. Palmer also founded and ran the Quartz Mountain Music Festival from 2006-2011 and currently serves on the board of directors of Lake City Arts, in Lake City, Colorado, where he is artistic director of the chamber music series…. Kinsey is principal horn with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra after 11 years as principal horn of the Arkansas Symphony…. She … has played with and been a member of … [many] orchestras.… Kinsey was co-founder and principal horn of the Pinnacle Players Music Festival in Little Rock, as well as music librarian and outreach services coordinator for the Arkansas Symphony.”