* * * Brett Mitchell named Music Director of the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra * * *

After a multi-season search process drawing on a pool of over 160 applicants, Brett Mitchell has been named the next music director of the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, effective July 2010. Mitchell will lead the orchestra in its classical, pops, and education series throughout each season of his three-year contract, which runs through June 2013. To read a story about this appointment that appeared on the front page of today's Saginaw News, please click here.