Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Wiley reups in Roanoke

David Stewart Wiley, music director of the Roanoke Symphony since 1996, has renewed his contract with the orchestra for three more years, Mike Allen reports in The Roanoke Times:

Wiley also is music director of the Long Island Philharmonic in New York.

WDBJ-TV reports that the Roanoke Symphony is weathering the recession, increasing ticket sales and cutting expenses as donated revenue fell sharply over the past year: