Symphony in C, the New Jersey-based professional training orchestra, has appointed Noam Aviel as music director. Aviel appeared as a guest conductor with Symphony in C in January 2023 and will conduct five concerts as part of the orchestra’s 2023-24 season. Aviel was previously the associate conductor of the San Antonio Symphony, where she led the orchestra’s educational, community, and outreach concerts and was named one of the city’s 25 “Renaissance Women.” Aviel has led the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra in Sweden, and the KwaZulu Natal Philharmonic and Johannesburg Philharmonic orchestras in South Africa as well as San Antonio Philharmonic. In 2022 she debuted at Opera Orlando and Mobile Opera in Alabama. Future engagements include the Dortmund Philharmoniker, Opera Tampa, Mobile Opera, and Opera Orlando. Born in Israel, Aviel studied vocal performance and orchestral conducting at Tel Aviv University, and continued studies in orchestral conducting at Illinois State University.