“The East Texas Symphony Orchestra announced this week Robin Hampton will be the organization’s new executive director,” reads an unsigned article in Saturday’s (6/19) Tyler Morning Telegraph (Tyler, TX). “Hampton brings with her more than 25 years of leadership experience in nonprofit arts management, performing arts and cultural institutions, with a particular passion for music education and community engagement…. From the concert halls to the classrooms and the communities of East Texas, the symphony has played a vital role in the cultural life of Tyler and the surrounding region since 1936, presenting full orchestral performances, family programming, intimate chamber performances, master classes, multi-media presentations, lectures and casual gatherings at various venues around the area…. East Texas Symphony Orchestra will share music once more with the community and celebrate the return to the stage of the UT Tyler Cowan Center. The five-concert season will begin on Nov. 13 and feature ETSO Music Director Richard Lee and the full East Texas Symphony Orchestra.”