The conductor of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra is planning to put down his baton.
Conductor and Music Director Alfred Savia will celebrate his 30th season with the EPO this year.
A news release from the Philharmonic says Savia has extended his contract though the 2019-2020 season, and will step down after that.
The 64-year-old conductor says in the release that guest conductors will lead the orchestra in his final season.
Those guest conductors will be candidates for the music director position.