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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.

Caleb Young takes new title as guest conductor for engagement at Fort Wayne Philharmonic

Indiana’s Fort Wayne Philharmonic has named current Associate Conductor CALEB YOUNG to the newly created position of guest conductor for engagement. Young has served as the orchestra’s associate conductor...

October 20, 2021

Three new principal musicians at Evansville Philharmonic

The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra in Indiana has appointed MICHAEL CHU as principal second violin, REBECCA SALO as principal horn, and MACKENZIE BRAUNS as principal bassoon. Michael Chu has been...

October 20, 2021

Dawn Posey named concertmaster at Bellingham Symphony

The Bellingham Symphony Orchestra in Washington has appointed DAWN POSEY concertmaster. She will be the soloist in Ralph Vaughan Williams’s “The Lark Ascending” at the BSO’s season-opening concert on...

August 17, 2021

Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra’s new music director: Heather Lofdahl

The Greensboro Symphony Orchestra in North Carolina has named HEATHER LOFDAHL as music director of the Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra, which comprises three ensembles: Youth Orchestra, Youth Philharmonic, and...

August 17, 2021

Sara Parkinson named executive director of Boulder Philharmonic

The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra has appointed SARA PARKINSON as executive director; she has been serving as interim executive director since the fall of 2020. She was previously the Boulder...

August 9, 2021

Artis—Naples’s new VP of marketing and communications: Melanie M. Kalnins

MELANIE M. KALNINS has joined Artis—Naples, the Florida-based parent organization of the Naples Philharmonic and the Baker Museum, as vice president of marketing and patron engagement. Kalnins will oversee...

August 9, 2021

Seven new board members, amended bylaws at League of American Orchestras

Seven new board members have joined the Board of Directors of the League of American Orchestras. The newly elected board members, to serve three-year terms, are: Carmen Amalia Corrales...

August 4, 2021

Karin Brookes heads to Juilliard Historical Performance program from Early Music America

KARIN BROOKES has been appointed administrative director of the Historical Performance program at the Juilliard School in New York City. She will work with Robert Mealy, director of the...

August 3, 2021

Melody Lynch elected president of Orlando Philharmonic board

The Board of Directors of Florida’s Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra has elected MELODY LYNCH as its new president. Lynch, a shareholder at Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor and Reed, P.A., succeeds...

August 3, 2021

Chun-Ming Chen named conductor of Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Indiana’s Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra has appointed CHUN-MING (JIMMY) CHEN as conductor of the Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Born in Taiwan, Chen is currently the director of orchestral activities at...

July 28, 2021