Australia’s Queensland Symphony Orchestra has named YARMILA ALFONZETTI as chief executive, effective July 11.  

The Munich Philharmonic in Germany has appointed NAOKA AOKI as concertmaster, the first woman to hold that position at the orchestra since its founding in 1893.

The Manhattan School of Music has selected violinist/conductor DAVID CHAN to lead its orchestral performance graduate program. Chan is concertmaster at the Metropolitan Opera and music director of New Jersey’s APEX Ensemble and the New York City-based Camerata Notturna.

At Connecticut’s Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Executive Director STEVE COLLINS has a new title: president and CEO. The newly formed Learning and Social Impact Department (formerly the DEI, Education and Community Engagement Department) will be led by Director TIMOTHY BROWN and Assistant Manager JENNIFER PHIPPS

NELL FLANDERS has been named artistic director and conductor of the Idaho State-Civic Symphony and Idaho State University Chamber Orchestra, effective in fall 2022. 

The Florida Orchestra has appointed CHELSEA GALLO as assistant conductor, effective with the 2022-23 season.   

The APEX Ensemble, based in Montclair, New Jersey, has appointed DIEGO GARCIA as the first director of its Youth Program, which will launch this fall.  

ILYA GIDALEVICH, the Cleveland Orchestra’s director of artistic planning, has been promoted to vice president, artistic planning. MICHAEL GANDLMAYR has been hired as artistic administrator. 

Composer JONATHAN BAILEY HOLLAND has been named chair of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Music, effective August 1.

Symphony NH, based in Nashua, New Hampshire, has named DEANNA HOYING executive director.

The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra in Pennsylvania has named NATALIE ANN KASIEVICH as executive director. 

Composer GEORGE LEWIS has been named artistic director of the International Contemporary Ensemble.

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has appointed NA’ZIR McFADDEN as assistant conductor, effective with the 2022-23 season. 

ALEXANDER MICKELTHWATE has been named music director of California’s Bear Valley Music Festival, effective this summer. He retains his post as music director of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic.

The Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra in Alabama has selected NATASSIA PERRINE as executive director. 

LAURA REYNOLDS has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of impact and innovation at the San Diego Symphony. 

SHIRA SAMUELS-SHRAGG has been named assistant conductor of the Plano Symphony Orchestra in Texas, effective in August. 

The Salina Symphony in Kansas has chosen YANIV SEGAL as music director. 

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra has added two new artistic partners: cellist ABEL SELAOCOE and violist TABEA ZIMMERMANN.

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra appointed STUART STEPHENSON as principal trumpet. MATTHEW SINNO joins the DSO as associate principal viola, and HAYLEY GRAINGER as associate principal flute.