Monthly Archives: June 2018

Loudoun Symphony Orchestra’s new conductor brings energy and passion to the podium

When the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra opens its 2018-2019 season at the end of September, its 65 musicians will perform under the baton of Maestra Nancia D’Alimonte. Hailed as “very accessible”, “passionate” and “personable”, the new conductor will now lead the orchestra after the death of Marc Allen McCoy in 2016. …

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conductor leaves for work at Baptist College in California | Local news

Gene Moon left his position as conductor of the Longview Symphony Orchestra for two years to become conductor at California Baptist University. Moon, who is also leaving his post as conductor and educator at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, said he was moving to Riverside, Calif., To be …

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Roz Schnick and Chuck Berendes win the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra conductor competition | Entertainment

What Roz Schnick lacks in musical experience, she more than makes up for in her fundraising prowess, grossing $ 19,000 as the top contender in the Wannabe Symphony Orchestra Conductor Competition. This year’s Lacrosse. “I tried the viola and it was a disaster,” Schnick joked. “I can play on the …

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Italian conductor appointed new musical director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has chosen charismatic Italian conductor Fabio Luisi as its next musical director. Luisi will be appointed Music Director during the 2019-20 season and will assume the title of Music Director during the 2020-21 season, the DSO said, succeeding Jaap van Zweden, who ended his ten-year tenure. …

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