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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.

Midlands-Odessa Symphony and Chorale names Ethan Wills interim executive director

ETHAN WILLS has been appointed interim executive director of the Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale in Texas. He will succeed retiring Executive Director Jeannette Kolokoff, who has been with the...

July 20, 2020

Lancaster Symphony names Guy McIntosh executive director

GUY McINTOSH has been appointed executive director of Pennsylvania’s Lancaster Symphony Orchestra. For the last six months, McIntosh has served as the orchestra’s general manager, overseeing daily operations and...

July 10, 2020

Logan Campbell named conductor of Illinois Symphony Youth Orchestras

The Illinois Symphony Youth Orchestras (formerly the Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony) has appointed LOGAN CAMPBELL conductor, effective on July 1, 2020. Additionally, Campbell has been named assistant conductor of...

July 10, 2020

Elgin Youth Symphony artistic director adds new title: education conductor at Elgin Symphony Orchestra

The Elgin Symphony Orchestra in Illinois has named MATTHEW SHEPPARD as education conductor. Sheppard is currently artistic director of the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra, a role he will retain....

June 30, 2020

Dallas Symphony Association names Cece Smith as board chair elect

CECE SMITH has been appointed chairman of the Dallas Symphony Association, effective in fall 2021. Smith has served on the DSA Executive Board and Board of Governors since 2004,...

June 30, 2020

New Music USA names Reena Esmail and Joe Walker as board co-chairs

New Music USA, the NYC-based nonprofit that supports the creation and performance of new music, has named composer REENA ESMAIL and business executive JOE WALKER as co-chairs of its...

June 26, 2020

Ara Guzelimian appointed artistic and executive director of Ojai Music Festival

The Ojai Music Festival in Southern California has named ARA GUZELIMIAN as artistic and executive director as of July 1, 2020, adding the executive director responsibilities to his previously...

June 26, 2020

Phoenix Symphony names Kate Francis chief development officer

KATE FRANCIS has been appointed chief development officer at the Phoenix Symphony in Arizona. Francis, who started at the orchestra on June 1, will provide strategic direction and leadership...

June 12, 2020

New board chair at Louisville Orchestra: Lee Kirkwood

The Louisville Orchestra in Kentucky has announced that LEE KIRKWOOD has been named chair of its board of directors, effective on June 1. He succeeds John P. Malloy, whose...

June 12, 2020

New chief development officer at Phoenix Symphony: Kate Francis

The Phoenix Symphony has named KATE FRANCIS as chief development officer, effective June 1, 2020. She will provide strategic direction and leadership for all fundraising initiatives. Francis has held...

May 26, 2020