The Juilliard School has announced the executive leadership for the Tianjin Juilliard School in China, slated to open in 2019. ALEXANDER BROSE will serve as executive director and CEO, and WEI HE will be artistic director and dean.
JUDY IWATA BUNDRA has been named to the new position of chief academic officer and dean of Ohio’s Cleveland Institute of Music.
The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra in Connecticut has selected ROBERT CINNANTE as executive director.
New York Public Radio, parent company of classical station WQXR, has appointed SHANNON CONNOLLY senior vice president and general manager, music.
YANIV DINUR has been named music director of the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra in Massachusetts.
At Pennsylvania’s Erie Junior Philharmonic, ROBERT DOLWICK has stepped down as music director after a 25-year tenure.
Texas’s Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra has selected FOUAD FAKHOURI as music director.
Canada’s Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony has named ANDREI FEHER music director.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has appointed STACIE FRANK vice president and chief financial officer.
Houston’s River Oaks Chamber Orchestra has hired AMY GIBBS as managing director.
DANIEL GUSTIN will retire in 2018 as director of the Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival and Awards.
California’s Berkeley Symphony has appointed IAN HARWOOD associate executive director.
RORY JEFFES steps down as managing director of Australia’s Sydney Symphony Orchestra in July.
Florida’s Jacksonville Symphony has named JOLYNNE JENSEN vice president and chief development officer and KAYE GLOVER major and planned gifts officer.
The Sphinx Organization, based in Detroit, has announced JACQUELINE JOVE as director of education and STEPHANIE MATTHEWS as director of artist development.
The Vermont Youth Orchestra Association has named BENJAMIN KLEMME music director.
New York’s Orchestra of St. Luke’s has appointed BERNARD LABADIE as principal conductor, beginning in 2018-19.
California’s San Luis Obispo Symphony has named CATHERINE LANSDOWNE executive director.
Montana’s Glacier Symphony and Chorale has appointed PAUL LARSON executive director.
CHARLES LATSHAW has been named music director of Arizona’s Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra.
Oregon’s Eugene Symphony has named FRANCESCO LECCE-CHONG music director.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has named JOSHUA B. LEE as vice president of development.
The Ravinia Festival has created the role of conductor laureate for JAMES LEVINE, who served as Ravinia’s music director from 1973 to 1993.
ANDREW LITTON will step down after fifteen years as conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra’s Sommerfest, following this summer’s festival.
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Australia has appointed TIANYI LU as assistant conductor.
Journalist TIMOTHY MANGAN will occupy the newly created position of writer in residence at the Pacific Symphony.
AMY MARSHALL has been named director of development for California’s Santa Barbara Symphony.
The Tucson Symphony Orchestra has appointed THOMAS J. MCKINNEY president/CEO.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra has appointed ROBERT MOODY music director. He had served since 2015 as principal conductor.
LUDOVIC MORLOT will step down as Seattle Symphony’s music director in 2019.
The Cleveland Orchestra has appointed VINAY PARAMESWARAN as assistant conductor and music director of Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra.
The Grand Rapids Symphony has named PETER M. PEREZ president and CEO, after three months as the orchestra’s interim president and CEO.
The Delaware Symphony Orchestra has appointed KRISTIN PETERSON development director.
PAUL PIETROWSKI has been appointed the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s director of orchestra personnel.
Pennsylvania’s Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra has appointed ENDICOTT REINDL executive director.
ISABEL SINISTORE has been named communications director at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
The Cleveland Orchestra’s Board of Trustees has elected RICHARD K. SMUCKER as board president.
ALASTAIR WILLIS has been appointed music director of Indiana’s South Bend Symphony Orchestra.
The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra in Texas has announced GALEN WIXSON as its president and CEO.