BOROK LEAVING DSO: Beginning next season, Jaap van Zweden will be shaking someone else’s hand when he takes the Meyerson stage. That’s because concertmaster Emanuel Borok is retiring from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in August. But he tells dallasnews.com that, “Retiring is the wrong word.” Instead, he’ll spend more time teaching and playing recitals around the world.
MUSIC BITS: Fort Worth singer-songwriter Shea Seger tells the story of releasing her second album 10 years after the music press proclaimed her the Next Big Thing. (fwweekly.com) … Denton singer-songwriter Roy Robertson talks about how learning one guitar chord got him hooked on music. (dfw.com) … Julian Casablancas talks up his new album ahead of his Tuesday show at the House of Blues. (quickdfw.com)
AMON CARTER MAKES A HIRE: The Amon Carter Museum has hired Marci Driggers Caslin as its new exhibition coordinator. According to this news release, her responsibilities will include “coordinating permanent collection and traveling exhibitions presented at the museum.” She comes to the museum from the Dallas Museum of Art, with a previous stint at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth