Jeth Mill has been named executive director of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.
Mill, pictured above, most recently served five years as executive director of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra in Ontario. His resume also lists top administrative posts at the Des Moines Symphony, Lincoln (Neb.) Symphony Orchestra, New Hampshire Symphony, and Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic.
In a statement released by the Annapolis Symphony, Mill said he was "extremely happy to be returning to the United States and especially to Annapolis." He add that he was honored "to join such a successful orchestra and to work with its accomplished music director Jose-Luis Novo."
Symphony board chairman Harley Flack said that Mill's "passion for music and experience leading orchestral organizations ... will take our symphony to the next level."
Meanwhile, Matthew Gallagher, president and CEO of the Goldseker Foundation and former chief of staff for Gov. Martin O'Malley, has joined the board of Maryland Citizens for the Arts. (Gallagher is pictured in thumbnail photo.)
Praising "an organization that's worked tirelessly for years to make Maryland's arts community one of the best in the country," Gallagher said in a statement that he is "excited to be able to play a role in helping to keep the arts thriving in Maryland."
Doug Mann, chair of the board, noted Gallagher's "wealth of experience in the public sector [and] enormous credibility throughout the General Assembly and state government."Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun