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Turley to be Austin Symphonic Band executive director

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 by Nora Ankrum

The Austin Symphonic Band has appointed Amanda Turley as its new executive director. Turley is a bassoonist who has performed with the Oberlin in Italy Opera Orchestra and the University of South Carlonia Orchestra and Choir. She is also a music instructor with more than 30 students currently under her tutelage. Previously, Turley served as an arts administrator and fundraiser at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin as well as the Cleveland Orchestra and Bravo! Vail music festival. In an announcement about Turley’s appointment, ASB President Erin Knight said that Turley “has specific expertise in the areas in which we need to grow as an organization. She will be a great asset to the band, and I look forward to working with her this year.”

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