David Hyslop has been named interim executive director of the Albany Symphony.

New York’s Albany Symphony has appointed David Hyslop as interim executive director. Hyslop’s resume includes 58 years in leadership roles throughout the orchestra industry. Hyslop is the former CEO of the Minnesota Orchestra (1991-2003), St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (1978-1991), and Oregon Symphony (1972-1978). Since 2004, Hyslop has consulted at arts organizations around the country, specializing in strategic planning, fundraising, feasibility studies, executive searches, and endowment and capital campaigns. Hyslop’s previous interim roles include CEO positions at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, and West Virginia Symphony, among others, for a total of more than 15 musical organizations. Hyslop has served on the boards of many organizations, including the League of American Orchestras. Hyslop has received many honors throughout his career. “The David J. Hyslop Trumpet Chair” was endowed in perpetuity by the St. Louis Symphony. “Fanfare for D.H.,” commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony to honor Hyslop’s 10th anniversary with the orchestra, was composed by Pulitzer Prize-winner Joseph Schwantner. Most recently, Hyslop was awarded a lifetime achievement award by his alma mater, Ithaca College in New York.