The Mankato Symphony Orchestra, a 60-year-old community orchestra based in southern Minnesota, has announced the appointment of SARA BUECHMANN as its first full-time executive director. Buechmann, who began her duties July 13, is a percussionist with the Govenaires Drum & Bugle Corps and a vocalist with the chamber choral ensemble Musicorum and the medieval trio Prima Vox. She holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Carleton College (Northfield, Minn.) and is pursuing graduate studies toward a teaching certificate at the University of Minnesota-Mankato. 

Posted August 10, 2010