Category: Who’s In

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

Robert Neu joins Utah Symphony | Utah Opera as vice president of artistic planning

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera has appointed ROBERT NEU as vice president of artistic planning. Neu was previously consultant/senior vice president of artistic planning with the Colorado Symphony from...

November 3, 2021

Ryan Beeken named director of Wichita Symphony Chorus

The Wichita Symphony Orchestra in Kansas has appointed RYAN BEEKEN as director of the Wichita Symphony Chorus. He will add that post to his current position as director of...

October 26, 2021

Kansas City Symphony’s new chief operating officer: John Roloff

Missouri’s Kansas City Symphony has named JOHN ROLOFF as chief operations officer. He was most recently vice president of orchestra and facility operations for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO),...

October 26, 2021

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