A news item posted 6/16 on counton2.com (WCBD-TV/DT, Charleston, South Carolina) reports that Kathleen G. Wilson has been named interim executive director of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra’s principal harpist for the last 22 seasons, Wilson has represented District 12 on the Charleston City Council since 2006 and was selected for a Liberty Fellowship, “a highly competitive program that seeks to inspire outstanding leadership in South Carolina.” The unbylined story also notes that Wilson is “an elite international marathon swimmer who has completed the swimming  triple crown (English Channel, Manhattan Island, San Pedro Channel)… ‘Kathleen has a deep knowledge of the CSO, a passion for the mission of the orchestra, proven performance as a community leader, and the proven ability to get things done,’ said Ted Legasey, President of the CSO.”

Posted June 17, 2009