Janna Hymes has been named music director and conductor for the Carmel Symphony Orchestra. She has served as music director for the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra of Virginia since 2004, as well as the Maine Pro Musica Orchestra that she founded in 2008. Hymes holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati. She begins her duties as conductor of the 2017-18 season July 1 and has her debut performance on October 14 at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts.