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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 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

Tiantian Lan named assistant principal viola at Las Vegas Philharmonic

The Las Vegas Philharmonic has appointed TIANTIAN LAN as assistant principal viola. He also holds the principal viola position with the Berkeley Symphony and Oakland Symphony, and the assistant...

May 26, 2020

Santa Barbara Symphony appoints Kathryn R. Martin as interim CEO and executive director

KATHRYN R. MARTIN has been named interim CEO and executive director at California’s Santa Barbara Symphony. She succeeds Kevin Martin (no relation), who resigned from the position in early...

May 20, 2020

Tyler G. White named composer-in-residence at Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra

Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra in Nebraska has appointed TYLER G. WHITE as its inaugural composer-in-residence, to serve from 2019 to 2022. The LSO will perform music written by and recommended...

May 20, 2020

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra names Edgar Herrera executive director and chief development officer

EDGAR HERRERA has been appointed executive director and chief development officer of Maryland’s Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. He will oversee all administrative aspects of the organization, including the Annapolis Symphony...

May 13, 2020

New principal harpsichord/piano at Chamber Orchestra of New York: Jonathan Salamon

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, based in New York City, has named JONATHAN SALAMON principal harpsichord/piano. Salamon has performed at festivals in the U.S. and abroad including the...

May 13, 2020