Press Releases

Rich Jorn named Executive Director of RiverPark Center

  • 22nd October 2019

(Owensboro, KY – Friday, October 18) – The Board of Directors of RiverPark Center are happy to announce the unanimous approval and appointment of Rich Jorn as Executive Director of RiverPark Center. The search process began in May of this year with the Board’s decision to contract with Margaret Genovese…

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Berkshire Opera Festival Appoints Abigail Rollins Executive Director

  • 1st October 2019

Rollins will take the helm following Berkshire Opera Festival’s Fourth Season production of Don Pasqualeat the Maihaiwe Performing Arts Center Great Barrington, MA – The Board of Directors of Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) today announces the appointment of Abigail Rollins as Executive Director. Rollins will take the helm of the…

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Artistry Announces the Appointment of Kevin Ramach as Executive Director

  • 28th August 2019

The Artistry Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Kevin Ramach will succeed Andrea Specht as the organization’s executive director, effective July 1, 2019. Ramach brings deep and varied experience in arts leadership and management to Artistry, including a more than 25-year track record of success encompassing all aspects…

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Christina Scheppelmann appointed General Director of Seattle Opera

  • 21st March 2019

Scheppelmann heads to the Pacific Northwest following leadership roles in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East  SEATTLE—Christina Scheppelmann will become Seattle Opera’s fourth General Director in the company’s 56-year history. Beginning in August 2019, she replaces Aidan Lang, who will become General Director of Welsh National Opera following the end of…

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Flagstaff Arts Council Welcomes New Executive Director

  • 30th January 2019

The Arts Council is thrilled to welcome a new leader to its team, Executive Director, Jonathan Stone. He most recently served as Executive Director of the Downtown Oregon City Association. There, he introduced new community traditions and events as well as expanded outreach and partnerships. Under his leadership, Downtown Oregon City…

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Charlottesville Opera Hires New General Director!

  • 22nd January 2019

Charlottesville, VA—The Board of Charlottesville Opera is delighted to announce it has hired David O’Dell to serve as its General Director. The unanimous recommendation of the company’s search committee following a nationwide search led by Genovese, Vanderhoof & Associates, “David O’Dell brings precisely the mix of experience, skill, and enthusiasm…

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  • 17th January 2019

NAPLES, Fla. – Jan. 8, 2019 – Naples’ premier opera company, Opera Naples, welcomes a new executive director, Timothy Todd Simmons. Simmons brings a dynamic background to the renowned opera company. He most recently served as the Executive Director at the New Orleans Opera for 8 years. Prior to that, Simmons served…

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Tafelmusik announces New Executive Director

  • 19th November 2018

Concerts | Subscribe | Donate ANNOUNCING OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR This morning, David Kilburn, Chair of the Board of Directors, announced the appointment of Carol Kehoe. Ms. Kehoe is an accomplished leader with more than 25 years of management experience at senior levels, most recently as the Executive Director of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, where she…

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  • 17th August 2018

MARC LALONDE APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LES GRANDS BALLETS He will take over as head of the company on October 1, 2018. Montreal, August 14, 2018 ? Madam Constance Pathy, president of the board of directors of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Lalonde to the…

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Warren Edward McCall has been appointed CEO of the Organ Historical Society

  • 31st July 2018

  The Organ Historical Society, Villanova, Pa. has announced the appointment of Warren Edward (Ed) McCall as its new CEO. He will assume responsibilities on August 1, 2018 and will succeed James Weaver, who is retiring, having served in that position since 2010. Ed is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a major in…

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