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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.

Roberto Zambrano named artistic director of Dallas Symphony’s Young Musicians

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has appointed ROBERTO ZAMBRANO artistic director of its Young Musicians program. Launched in June 2019, the program provides free instruments and music instruction to students...

February 4, 2020

Patricia McDonald to serve as interim CEO of Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance has announced that PATRICIA McDONALD will serve as interim CEO. She replaces Paul Helfrich, who becomes executive director of Florida’s Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra on...

February 4, 2020

Two leadership appointments at Los Angeles Philharmonic

At the Los Angeles Philharmonic, GAIL SAMUEL has been promoted to the position of president of the Hollywood Bowl and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association,...

January 31, 2020

Charlotte Symphony appoints Deirdre Roddin as director of communications

DEIRDRE RODDIN has been named director of communications at North Carolina’s Charlotte Symphony, effective Feb. 3, 2020. Roddin goes the Charlotte Symphony from the New York Philharmonic, where she...

January 24, 2020

Pianist Peter Dugan joins NPR’s “From the Top” as permanent host

From the Top, the long-running National Public Radio program that features young classically trained musicians, has appointed PETER DUGAN as permanent host, beginning with the 2020-21 season. Dugan has...

January 24, 2020

Santa Rosa Symphony hires Kathleen Gebhardt as director of finance and administration

California’s Santa Rosa Symphony has named KATHLEEN GEBHARDT as director of finance and administration. Gebhardt comes from a background in the healthcare industry, most recently as director of finance...

January 21, 2020

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra appoints Peter Biggs as chief executive

PETER BIGGS has been appointed acting chief executive of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, which is based in Wellington. He succeeds Christopher Blake, who retired from the role at...

January 21, 2020

Jacksonville Symphony’s new president and CEO: Steven Libman

Florida’s Jacksonville Symphony has named STEVEN LIBMAN as president and CEO. He goes to the orchestra from the Atlanta Ballet, where he served as chief advancement officer since 2014...

January 14, 2020

Indianapolis Symphony names Kevin Lin as next concertmaster

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has appointed KEVIN LIN as its next concertmaster, effective at the start of the 2020-21 season. The orchestra has had a series of guest concertmasters...

January 14, 2020

Administrative: Orchestra of St. Luke’s

The Orchestra of St. Luke’s in New York City has appointed ALEX JOHNSTON as director of the DiMenna Center for Classical Music. Opened in 2011, the DiMenna Center for...

December 24, 2019