By Paul Hodgins
John Mangum, president and artistic director of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, has accepted an offer to lead the Houston Symphony. A press release announced that he will begin his new job as the Texas orchestra’s executive director on April 16.
A search committee is being formed by two members of the Philharmonic Society’s board to find a replacement before the beginning of next season. Mangum replaces Mark Hanson, who left Houston to join the San Francisco Symphony as executive director in September.
John Mangum will leave his top post with the Philharmonic Society to lead the Houston Symphony. (Photo courtesy [READ MORE HERE]
Source: OC Register