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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.

New executive director and director of development at Alabama Symphony Orchestra

After serving as interim executive director, MARK PATRICK has been named executive director of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Patrick began working with the orchestra in 2004 as stage manager....

June 17, 2021

New conductor for string ensemble at Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras

Pennsylvania’s Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras has appointed PIERCE COOK as the next conductor of its Symphonette string ensemble. Cook will begin at the start of the 2021-22 season;...

May 24, 2021

Springfield Symphony appoints Tery O’Shell as development manager

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra in Missouri has named TERY O’SHELL as development manager. O’Shell previously served as executive director of Sculpture Walk Springfield. Originally from Alabama, O’Shell began her...

May 24, 2021

Georgia Symphony names Taylor Rambo as executive director

TAYLOR RAMBO has been appointed executive director of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, based in Marietta, Georgia, effective July 1. Rambo will succeed Susan Stensland, who will retire after fifteen...

May 14, 2021

Kellen Gray joins Royal Scottish National Orchestra as assistant conductor

American conductor KELLEN GRAY has been appointed assistant conductor at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. The RSNO Assistant Conductorship is a two-year post and receives support from the Solti...

May 14, 2021

Ann Arbor Symphony names Kemper Edwards director of marketing and communications

KEMPER EDWARDS has joined Michigan’s Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra as director of marketing and communications. Raised in London and Pittsburgh, Edwards goes to the Ann Arbor Symphony from the...

April 30, 2021

Los Angeles Philharmonic hires Renae Williams Niles for new post of chief content and engagement officer

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has appointed RENAE WILLIAMS NILES as chief content and engagement officer. In this newly created position, she will guide the LA Phil’s organizational goals and...

April 30, 2021

Carlos Vicente joins Grand Rapids Symphony as VP of marketing and communications

The Grand Rapids Symphony in Michigan has appointed CARLOS VICENTE as vice president of marketing and communications. Vicente goes to Grand Rapids from the Sarasota Opera, where he has...

March 8, 2021

Gemma New receives Solti Conducting Award

The Solti Foundation U.S. has named GEMMA NEW as the recipient of this year’s Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award. Given annually to a promising American conductor 38 years of...

March 8, 2021

Two new Board members at League of American Orchestras

The League of American Orchestras has announced that two new members have joined its Board of Directors. SHARON D. HATCHETT, a member of the League’s Volunteer Council and past...

February 24, 2021