Mearns replaces Hughes at Storyhouse

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04 May 2018

PETER MEARNS, Vice-Chair of the Storyhouse board since 2015, will take over as Chair, replacing BILL HUGHES.

New Chair at Out of Joint

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04 May 2018

Arts engagement consultant CLARE LOVETT has been appointed Chair of the Board at theatre company Out of Joint, taking over from IAIN GILLIE.

Anvil Arts appoints new CEO

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04 May 2018

CEO at Jackson’s Lane in North London for the past eight years, JAMES TILSTON will be the new Chief Executive Officer at Anvil Arts in Basingstoke, following the retirement of CHRISTINE BRADWELL.

New Chorus Director for Edinburgh Festival Chorus

04 May 2018

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced that AIDAN OLIVER will be the new Chorus Director of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, taking on the role in the autumn.

Voices now founder moves on

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04 May 2018

Artistic Director of Voices Now MATTHEW SWANN is moving on from the organisation he founded in 2011.

Chinese Arts Now announces new Artistic Director

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27 Apr 2018

Pianist AN-TING CHANG is the new Artistic Director at Chinese Arts Now, a new Arts Council England funded body that will take over the responsibilities of Chinese Arts Space.

Thornbury to lead The Art House

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27 Apr 2018

Formerly CEO of The Blackheath Conservatoire, SYDNEY THORNBURY has been appointed CEO/Artistic Director of The Art House, Wakefield.

Neville returns to Voluntary Arts Scotland

27 Apr 2018

JEMMA NEVILLE, Director of Voluntary Arts Scotland, is back in post following a nine-month sabbatical.

New chair for Dancefest

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27 Apr 2018

JUDITH ELKIN, recently retired as deputy vice-chancellor at the University of Worcester, has been appointed Dancefest's new chair of trustees.

New Creative Producer for Helix Arts

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27 Apr 2018

North Shields arts company Helix Arts has appointed SUSIE BATEY as Creative Producer. She joins the organisation from Sage Gateshead, where she was data and evaluation manager.

Aizlewood moves to HarrisonParrott

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27 Apr 2018

Classical music management company HarrisonParrott has announced that LORNA AIZLEWOOD will join the firm in the newly-created role of Chief Operating Officer.

Job Ladder - Roxana Silbert

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26 Apr 2018

Roxana Silbert charts her career from drama school to Artistic Director of Birmingham Rep.

My Gurus - Douglas Knehans

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23 Apr 2018

Composer Douglas Knehans explains how his career and artistic sensibilities have been shaped by love, Mahler and his family.

RWCMD announces new Principal

Helena Gaunt
19 Apr 2018

Professor HELENA GAUNT, currently Vice Principal and Director of Innovation at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, has been appointed as the new Principal at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama She will take over f

artsdepot appoints Director of Programming

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19 Apr 2018

LOUISA BARTLETT-PESTELL will join artsdepot as Director of Programming in June, leaving the Southbank Centre where she has been programming performances, projects and festival activities.

Music Theatre Wales appoints new Chair

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19 Apr 2018

CHRISTINE BRADWELL has been appointed Chair of contemporary opera company Music Theatre Wales, succeeding GERAINT DAVIES CBE, who has stepped down after eleven years.

Black moves to WHALE Arts

Leah Black
19 Apr 2018

LEAH BLACK has left Creative Scotland, where she was a Creative Industries Officer with a specialism in craft, to join community-led arts charity and social enterprise WHALE Arts in Edinburgh as their new Chief Executive.

Ó Conchúir joins NDC Wales as Artistic Director

13 Apr 2018

National Dance Company Wales has appointed FEARGHUS Ó CONCHÚIR as Artistic Director from September.

Murphy leaves Southbank Sinfonia for RPS

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13 Apr 2018

The new Chief Executive of the Royal Philharmonic Society will be JAMES MURPHY, currently Managing Director of Southbank Sinfonia. He takes over from ROSEMARY JOHNSON who is stepping down after twenty years.

Trustee changes for Band on the Wall

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13 Apr 2018

STEPHEN SORRELL, Director of Northgate Investment Management and trustee of HOME, has been announced as the new Chair of Trustees for Inner City Music Ltd, the charity that owns and operates Manchester’s Band on the Wall. 

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