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Top Stories: Dallas Symphony Orchestra Names Its First Woman President

The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Dallas Symphony Orchestra announced its new president and CEO Friday morning. Kim Noltemy is the first woman to hold the position and joins a small but growing group of female symphony leaders around the country. Noltemy has been the Boston Symphony's chief operating officer, and will start in Dallas in January.

Dallas Symphony Names Its First Female President And CEO

The Dallas Symphony filled one of its major leadership gaps Friday morning. Kim Noltemy, the chief operating and communications officer for the Boston Symphony since 2015, will become the DSO’s new CEO and president — and the first woman to hold both positions.

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Dallas Opera Putting More Women On The Podium

There are almost no female conductors leading major orchestras. The Dallas Opera hopes that their residency program can help to change that. CEO Keith Cerny talks with us about what lies ahead.

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