The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has named YOLANDA ALOVOR to the newly created post of vice president of external affairs and equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra has appointed DANIEL BARTHOLOMEW-POYSER as its principal youth conductor and creative partner.
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida has selected PHILLIP BERGMANN as artistic advisor for classical music.
The Oklahoma City Philharmonic has appointed MARK BEUTLER as director of marketing and public relations.
The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra has named NATHAN BLACK general manager, effective May 1.
Virginia’s Petersburg Symphony Orchestra has selected conductor and violinist NAIMA BURRS as music director, succeeding Ulysses Kirksey, who died in August 2021.
The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra in Virginia has named MICHAEL BUTTERMAN as music director, effective with the 2022-23 season. Butterman also holds music director posts at the Boulder Philharmonic, Pennsylvania Philharmonic, and Shreveport Symphony.
PATRICK CHAMBERLAIN has been hired as the Aspen Music Festival and School’s vice president of artistic administration.
California’s Pacific Symphony has appointed GARRETT COLLINS as vice president of marketing and communications.
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has named JOSHUA ELMORE to the post of principal bassoon.
JULIE GIBBS has been appointed vice president and chief philanthropy officer of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.
LINA GONZALEZ-GRANADOS has been hired as resident conductor at the Los Angeles Opera.
Indiana’s Fort Wayne Philharmonic has promoted BRITTANY A. HALL from assistant managing director to managing director.
DANIEL KHALIKOV has been named concertmaster of the Chamber Orchestra of New York.
The Chattanooga Symphony and Opera in Tennessee has appointed JOHN KILKENNY as executive director.
The Springfield Symphony Orchestra (Massachusetts) has hired PAUL LAMBERT as interim executive director; previous interim executor director John Anz stepped down in December.
The Amarillo Symphony has tapped LARRY H. LANG as executive director.
The League of American Orchestras’ Emeritus Board has added three members: LOWELL J. NOTEBOOM, ANNE PARSONS, and STEVEN C. PARRISH. [Note: Anne Parsons, the former president and CEO of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, died in late March, as this issue of Symphony went to press. The League’s Emeritus Board continues to list its members posthumously. Symphony will report on Parsons’ life and career in the summer issue.]
PETER OUNDJIAN has been named the Colorado Symphony’s principal conductor. Oundjian has served as the orchestra’s artistic consultant for the past two seasons.
The Hot Springs (Arkansas) Music Festival has appointed DAVID PALMER as interim executive director and CAROLINE KINSEY as general manager,
MANDY PETERSON-TICE has joined the Alabama Symphony Orchestra as director of development.
CARLOS MIGUEL PRIETO has been appointed music director of the North Carolina Symphony, effective with the 2023-24 season. He is currently the orchestra’s artistic advisor and will serve as music director designate in 2022-23.
Wisconsin’s Madison Symphony Orchestra has tapped ROBERT REED as executive director, effective June 6, 2022.
The Erie Junior Philharmonic in Pennsylvania has named MATTHEW SALVAGGIO as music director.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced staffing changes at Tanglewood. ASADOUR SANTOURIAN has been hired as vice president, Tanglewood Music Center and Learning; Santourian was previously the Aspen Music Festival and School’s vice president of artistic administration. MAUREEN FLORES is the orchestra’s new chief development officer. Stepping down are Tanglewood Music Center Director Ellen Highstein and Tanglewood Learning Institute Director Sue Elliott.
The Chautauqua Institution in New York State has named LAURA SAVIA as vice president of performing and visual arts, overseeing the summer Amphitheater concert series and resident Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, among other programs.
SYDNEY SCHLESS has been selected as the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra’s director of marketing.
Arizona’s Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra has promoted STEPHANIE STALLINGS from development manager to executive director.
Australia’s Sydney Symphony Orchestra has appointed CRAIG WHITEHEAD as interim CEO, after Emma Dunch stepped down in December.