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.

Artistic: Quad City Symphony

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra, based in Davenport, Iowa, has announced the renewal of MARK RUSSELL SMITH’s contract as music director through the orchestra’s 100th anniversary ......

April 22, 2011

Artistic: Fox Valley Symphony Youth Orchestras

Fox Valley Symphony Youth Orchestras (FVSYO) in Appleton, Wis., has appointed DAVID E. BECKER interim conductor to succeed the retiring GARY WOLFMAN. Since 2005 Becker has served...

April 19, 2011

Artistic: Idaho Falls Symphony

The Idaho Falls Symphony Orchestra in southeast Idaho has announced the appointment of THOMAS HEUSER as music director; he will open the orchestra’s 62nd season with a...

April 19, 2011

Artistic: Boise Philharmonic

Boise Philharmonic Music Director ROBERT FRANZ has signed a new five-year contract that extends his tenure in that position through the 2015-16 season. Franz has served as...

April 19, 2011

Artistic: Eugene Symphony

Oregon’s Eugene Symphony has announced that KATHRYN LUCKTENBERG, the orchestra’s concertmaster since 2005, will step down from that post at the conclusion of the current season. ......

April 19, 2011

Administrative: North Carolina Symphony

The North Carolina Symphony, based in Raleigh, has announced the appointment of SANDI MACDONALD as president and CEO, effective June 2011. Macdonald currently serves as Miami Residency...

April 14, 2011

Administrative: San Francisco Symphony

JOHN MANGUM has been appointed director of artistic planning at the San Francisco Symphony, effective June 27, 2011. Mangum has served as artistic administrator of the New...

April 13, 2011

Artistic: National Symphony

The National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C. has announced the appointment of ANKUSH KUMAR BAHL to a two-year term as assistant conductor, effective with the 2011-12 season.  His...

April 6, 2011

Administrative: Philadelphia Sinfonia Youth Orchestra

JONATHAN HUMMEL has been named to the newly created post of executive director at Philadelphia Sinfonia Youth Orchestra, effective April 25, 2011. He goes to the orchestra from...

April 6, 2011

Administrative: Des Moines Symphony

Iowa’s Des Moines Symphony & Academy has announced the appointment of SOPHIA AHMAD as director of marketing and public relations, effective April 18. For the past four years...

April 6, 2011