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Artistic and administrative personnel appointments in the orchestra field, plus key changes in orchestra board leadership. For more, visit the About the Hub.

Six new board members at League of American Orchestras

The League of American Orchestras has announced that six individuals have joined its Board of Directors. Each will serve an initial three-year term. The new Board members are: Lorenzo...

January 8, 2021

William Powers named executive director of Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra

WILLIAM POWERS has been appointed executive director of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra (PYSO), effective on January 11, 2021. He will succeed Craig Johnson, who retires at the end...

December 23, 2020

Robert N. Shapiro tapped as board chair of Handel and Haydn Society

Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society has named ROBERT N. SHAPIRO as chairman of its Board of Governors. Shapiro is senior consultant and retired CEO of Ropes Wealth Advisors. He...

December 23, 2020

Former League President and CEO Jesse Rosen joins American Composers Orchestra as interim president

The New York City-based American Composers Orchestra (ACO) has named JESSE ROSEN as interim president. He will serve as ACO’s interim president while Acting President and Director of Development...

December 21, 2020

Emily Lanzone appointed concertmaster at San Luis Obispo Symphony

California’s San Luis Obispo Symphony has named EMILY LANZONE​, the orchestra’s associate concertmaster since 2017, as ​concertmaster. She succeeds Brynn Albanese, who recently stepped down after playing with the...

December 16, 2020

Florida Orchestra names Susana Weymouth chief development officer

The Florida Orchestra in St. Petersburg has announced the appointment of SUSANA WEYMOUTH as chief development officer, effective in January 2021. Weymouth is currently executive director of Tampa Bay...

December 16, 2020

New senior VP and chief development officer at Pittsburgh Symphony: Mary Anne Talotta

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has appointed MARY ANNE TALOTTA to the position of senior vice president and chief development officer, effective on January 4, 2021. She goes to the...

December 11, 2020

Nicolas Gonzalez chosen as Stamford Symphony’s manager of community engagement and education, a newly created position

NICOLAS GONZALEZ has joined Connecticut’s Stamford Symphony as manager of community engagement and education. In this newly created role, he will work to ensure that the orchestra has meaningful...

December 11, 2020

Philadelphia Orchestra appoints Mitch Bassion vice president of development

MITCH BASSION has been named vice president of development at the Philadelphia Orchestra. Bassion joined the Philadelphia Orchestra in July 2015 as senior director of principal gifts and was...

November 5, 2020

Ross Monroe Winter named associate concertmaster at Florida’s Venice Symphony

The Venice Symphony in Florida has appointed ROSS MONROE WINTER as associate concertmaster. Winter has performed with orchestras in the U.S., Brazil, and China, and is ​a violinist in...

November 5, 2020