John Morris Russell speaks after being introduced as the new music director and conductor of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church. Looking on, from left, are orchestra board chairman Edward Parrish, orchestra president and CEO Mary Briggs and Hilton Head Island Mayor Drew Laughlin.
John Morris Russell speaks after being introduced as the new music director and conductor of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church. Looking on, from left, are orchestra board chairman Edward Parrish, orchestra president and CEO Mary Briggs and Hilton Head Island Mayor Drew Laughlin. Jay Karr, the Island Packet
John Morris Russell speaks after being introduced as the new music director and conductor of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church. Looking on, from left, are orchestra board chairman Edward Parrish, orchestra president and CEO Mary Briggs and Hilton Head Island Mayor Drew Laughlin. Jay Karr, the Island Packet

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