Rochester Phil Losing Its CEO

The president and CEO of the Rochester Philharmonic has resigned to take an equivalent job at Santa Rosa, California’s Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. “[Richard] Nowlin’s time with the RPO included nine straight years of balanced budgets, a growth in the budget from $5.6 million to $9.1 million, as well as growth in endowments, the hiring of current Musical Director Christopher Seaman, a re-establishment of the RPO’s recording program and the introduction of a wider range of concerts and venues.”