Thursday, March 25, 2010

Virginia Symphony taps Borenstein

Eric Borenstein, currently executive director of the Erie (PA) Philharmonic, has been named executive director of the Virginia Symphony. He takes over the top administrative post of the Hampton Roads-based orchestra on June 1.

Borenstein previously held administrative positions with the Buffalo Philharmonic and Cape Cod (MA) Symphony, and worked for the Barry Manilow organization.

Robert W. Cross, the Virginia Symphony's principal percussionist and the Virginia Arts Festival's executive and artistic director, has been serving as the orchestra's interim executive director.