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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.

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

Soo Han named conductor of Elkhart County Symphony

The Elkhart County Symphony in Indiana has appointed SOO H. HAN as conductor. He succeeds Brian Groner, who has retired. Han is the director of orchestral studies at Baldwin...

October 22, 2020

New roles for conductor Jerry Hou at Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra

JERRY HOU has been named associate conductor of the Atlanta Symphony and music director of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra. As the orchestra’s associate conductor, Hou will work with...

October 22, 2020

Santa Barbara Symphony appoints Kristine Pacheco-Bernt as director of music education

KRISTINE PACHECO-BERNT has been named director of music education at California’s Santa Barbara Symphony, which provides music programming to over 10,000 children in Santa Barbara County. Pacheco-Bernt is a...

October 7, 2020

Cleveland Institute of Music names Peter Hussell chief development officer

PETER HUSSELL has been named chief development officer at the Cleveland Institute of Music, after serving as interim director of development for the past six months. Hussell most recently...

October 7, 2020

Pamela Carter is new board chair at Nashville Symphony

The Nashville Symphony has announced the election of PAMELA CARTER as chair of its Board of Directors and the addition of fifteen new members to the Board. A litigator,...

September 29, 2020

Music Academy of the West names Molino Dunn VP of Innovation and Program Development

The Music Academy of the West (Santa Barbara, CA) has appointed CASEY MOLINO DUNN as vice president of Innovation and Program Development. His focus will be on creating career-launching...

September 29, 2020

Associated Chamber Music Players appoints Stephanie Griffin as executive director

STEPHANIE GRIFFIN, principal viola at New Jersey’s Princeton Symphony Orchestra, has been named executive director of Associated Chamber Music Players. Griffin is a founding member of the Momenta Quartet,...

September 21, 2020