The president and CEO of the Grand Teton Musical Festival in Wyoming has resigned after festival musicians advocated for his ousting following disputes over the removal of three longtime orchestra members.

The Jackson Hole News And Guide reported Friday that the festival's board of directors accepted Andrew Palmer Todd's resignation.

Officials say Todd resigned a month after the festival disinvited orchestra members resulting in a petition signed by more than a 1,000 people for the reinstatement of a violist, bassoonist and violinist.

Todd could not immediately be reached for comment.

Officials say a nationwide search for a new president and CEO is expected to begin soon.

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