JoAnn Falletta is the Music Director for the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. During her tenure, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra released eighteen recordings, premiered numerous new works, and performed at Carnegie Hall and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Falletta served on the National Council on the Arts from 2008 to 2012. In 2016, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences inducted her as a member. She also received a Grammy in 2019 for her work with the London Symphony Orchestra.