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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.

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

Austin Symphony’s new CEO: David Pratt

The Austin Symphony Orchestra in Texas has appointed DAVID PRATT as chief executive officer and executive director. Pratt will begin at the 110-year-old orchestra in April. He succeeds Anthony...

February 23, 2021

James Gaffigan appointed principal guest conductor at Trondheim Symphony and Opera

American conductor JAMES GAFFIGAN has been named principal guest conductor of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and Opera in Norway. The ​two-season appointment is effective immediately; Gaffigan will make his...

February 23, 2021

Emily Threlfall Yoon joins ICM Partners

ICM Partners has hired EMILY THRELFALL YOON as an agent in its Concerts Department, where she will focus on expanding ICM’s role at orchestras. She will be based in...

February 17, 2021

Biden-Harris administration appoints four senior executives at National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced that the Biden-Harris Administration has appointed four senior staffers at the agency. They are: RA JOY, chief of staff; JENNIFER (JENN)...

February 9, 2021

New board chair at Grant Park Music Festival

Chicago’s Grant Park Music Festival has announced that ADAM GRAIS has been elected chair of its board of directors, effective January 25, 2021. Grais earned a juris doctor degree...

February 4, 2021