The American Composers Orchestra in New York City has announced the appointment of EDWARD YIM as president, effective February 21. He will succeed MICHAEL GELLER, who served as president from 1996 to 2016. Yim is currently vice president for artistic planning at the New York Philharmonic, and before joining the Philharmonic served as senior vice president and director of the Conductor and Instrumentalists Division at IMG Artists. He began his management career with senior posts in artistic planning at New York City Opera and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. A 1992 graduate of the League of American Orchestras’ Orchestra Management Fellowship Program, Yim holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Harvard College and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.

Posted January 18, 2017