“The Peoria Symphony Orchestra announced the retirement date of its executive director Friday,” writes Sean Lisitza in Friday’s (3/11) WMBD-TV (Peoria, IL). “According to a PSO press release, Executive Director Susan Hoffman will be retiring on April 30. Hoffman has previously worked as President and CEO of the Adrian Symphony Orchestra in Michigan and as Director of Patron Relationship Management with The Cleveland Orchestra. She has been the executive director of the PSO since 2012. Hoffman said it has been her honor to serve in the position for the last decade…. Board President of the PSO Brian Buralli said he was thankful for her years of leadership. ‘A steadfast and strategic leader, Susan has guided the PSO since 2012, during which she has been instrumental in continuing the standard of excellence the PSO has had for the last 124 years,’ … Buralli said. Hoffman’s replacement is expected to be announced later this month.”