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West Virginia Symphony Hires New Music Director


As it enters its 85th season, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (WVSO) announced Maurice Cohn as its 11th music director. Cohn will locate to Charleston, West Virginia, in September 2023.

Following an international search of almost two years for the music director role, Cohn was selected from six final candidates, who each spent a week in Charleston learning about WVSO and conducting its musicians in an Elliot Foundation Symphonic Series concert.

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