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Linda Boyd announces retirement from FM Symphony Orchestra

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Linda Boyd. Special to The Forum
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FARGO — Linda Boyd, Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra's longtime executive director, will retire from the position this fall after more than a decade in the role.

Boyd made the announcement Thursday, May 2, and the FMSO Board of Trustees launched a search to find its next executive director. Applications will be accepted through June 30, according to a news release, with an expected start date on or before Nov. 1. For more information, visit www.fmsymphony.org .

She's served as the executive director since 2007 and previously held the position from 1993 to 1996. Boyd is a longtime music educator and nonprofit arts administrator who also served a term on the Fargo City Commission until 2008 and two terms on the Fargo School Board until 2018.

The news release said Boyd will continue serving in her current role through the summer and fall.

The FM Symphony Orchestra recently wrapped up its 2018-19 season with the April 28 premiere of Rene Clausen's original piece "Before the Whirlwind."

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