Day: July 28, 2021

Huntington Symphony Orchestra names executive director, CEO

Jul. 27—HSO celebrates 13 years of service from outdoing executive director Hogan Haas

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Huntington Symphony Orchestra (HSO) Board of Directors unanimously voted to name the local professional violinist, award-winning music educator, administrator and community builder Ian Jessee as its next President and CEO, effective June 21, 2021.

“Ian Jessee’s vast experience as a performer, educator, and administrator — coupled with his entrepreneurial spirit and deep familiarity of the Huntington metro area — made him the perfect choice to lead the Huntington Symphony Orchestra into our next era,” shared Larry Tweel, HSO Board Chair. “We are so grateful for outgoing Executive Director Hogan Haas’ 13 years of exemplary service to the HSO and wish him all the best in his retirement.”

“West Virginia has a special musical community and I’m thrilled to be leading the Huntington Symphony Orchestra into its next era,” says Ian Jessee, HSO Executive

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