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.

Garrett Collins joins Pacific Symphony as VP of marketing and communications

The Pacific Symphony, based in Orange County, CA, has appointed GARRETT COLLINS as vice president of marketing and communications, effective on January 31. His duties include the leadership and...

February 16, 2022

St. Louis Symphony names Julie Gibbs as vice president and chief philanthropy officer

JULIE GIBBS has been appointed vice president and chief philanthropy officer of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. She succeeds John Easley, who served in the position on an interim...

February 16, 2022

Alabama Symphony Orchestra names Mandy Peterson-Tice as director of development

MANDY PETERSON-TICE has joined the Alabama Symphony Orchestra as director of development. Peterson-Tice has held fundraising positions at universities including Berry College, University of Mississippi, and Belhaven University. Peterson-Tice,...

February 11, 2022

Mark Beutler joins Oklahoma City Philharmonic as director of marketing and public relations

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic has appointed MARK BEUTLER as director of marketing and public relations. Beutler has worked in the Oklahoma City media market for more than 30 years,...

February 11, 2022

Chamber Orchestra of New York appoints Daniel Khalikov as concertmaster

DANIEL KHALIKOV has been named concertmaster of the Chamber Orchestra of New York. He succeeds Kelly Hall-Tompkins, the orchestra’s concertmaster since its first concert in 2007. Born in Tashkent,...

January 3, 2022

Western Piedmont Symphony names Kelly Swindell executive director

The Western Piedmont Symphony in North Carolina has appointed KELLY SWINDELL executive director. Swindell succeeds Ingrid Keller, who recently became executive director of the United Arts Council of Catawba...

December 16, 2021

Marianne Rice appointed to new position at Jacksonville Symphony: VP of education and diversity, equity, and inclusion

Florida’s Jacksonville Symphony has appointed MARIANNE RICE to the newly created position of vice president of education and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Rice was previously the orchestra’s director...

December 16, 2021

Tallahassee Symphony taps Mary Saathoff as director of philanthropy

Florida’s Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra has appointed MARY SAATHOFF as its first-ever director of philanthropy. Saathoff served as president and CEO of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra in Texas for several...

November 23, 2021

New executive director at Monteux School and Music Festival

The Pierre Monteux Memorial Foundation has named STAN RENARD as executive director of the Monteux School and Music Festival in Hancock, Maine, effective with the 2022 season. An alumnus...

November 23, 2021

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra names Tong Chen assistant conductor

TONG CHEN has been appointed assistant conductor at the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, where she has served as a cover conductor for the past five years. Chen most recently...

November 16, 2021